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Department of Fair Employment and Housing - Conflict of Interest Code.   

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The Political Reform Act, (Gov. Code, subsection 81000 et seq.) requires state and local government agencies to adopt and promulgate conflict of interest codes. The Fair Political Practices Commission has adopted a regulation (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, ¤ 18730), which contains the terms of a standard conflict of interest code, which can be incorporated by reference in an agency's code. After public notice and hearing, the standard code may be amended by the Fair Political Practices Commission to conform to amendments in the Political Reform Act. Therefore, the terms of California Code of Regulations, title 2, section 18730 and any amendments to it duly adopted by the Fair Political Practices Commission, are hereby incorporated by reference. This regulation, and the attached Appendices designating positions and establishing disclosure requirements, shall constitute the conflict of interest code of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

Individuals holding designated positions shall file their statements with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which will make the statements available for public inspection and reproduction. (Gov. Code, ¤ 81008). Upon receipt of the statement of the Director, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing will make and retain a copy and forward the original of the statements to the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Appendix A

Designated Positions Disclosure Category

Accountant and Accounting Officer, all levels 2

Administrator, FEH, all levels 1

Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) 3

Associate Programmer Analyst (Specialist) 3

Business Service Assistant (Specialist), all types 2

CEA, all levels 1

Chief Deputy Director, DFEH 1

Consultant *

Data Processing Manager, all levels 3

Deputy Director 1

Director 1

FEH Consultant, all ranges 1

Legal Counsel, all levels and types 1

Legal Analyst 1

Legal Assistant 1

Senior Legal Analyst 1

Senior Programmer Analyst (Specialist) 3

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor) 3

Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) 3

Staff Services Analyst 2

Staff Services Manager, all levels and types 2

* Consultants shall be included in the list of designated positions and shall disclose pursuant to the Disclosure Requirements in this conflict of interest code subject to the following limitation: The Director may determine in writing that a particular consultant, although holding a designated position, is hired to perform a range of duties that is limited in scope and thus is not required to fully comply with the disclosure requirements described in this section. Such written determination shall include a description of the consultant's duties and, based upon that description, a statement of the extent of disclosure requirements. The Director's determination is a public record and shall be retained for public inspection in the same manner and location as this conflict of interest code.

Appendix B

Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure Category 1

Individuals holding positions assigned to Disclosure Category 1 must report interests in real property located within the State of California; investment and business positions in business entities, and income, including loans, gifts, and travel payments, from all sources.

Disclosure Category 2

Individuals holding designated positions in Disclosure Category 2 must report investments and business positions in business entities, and income, including gifts, loans, and travel payments, from sources, of the type to provide services, supplies, materials, or equipment to the Department. Such services include, but are not limited to, legal recording/reporting services.

Disclosure Category 3

Individuals holding designated positions in Disclosure Category 3 must report investments and business positions in business entities, and income, including gifts, loans, and travel payments, from sources, of the type to provide information technology or telecommunication services, goods, or supplies, including, but not limited to, software, hardware, or data retrieval and security services.

Authority cited:

Government Code 81000 et seq

(Amended by Register 2013, No. 40.)