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Understanding Personal Financial Gain Laws


This piece explains California ethics laws relating to personal financial gain and public office.

Designed for local officials, the material covers issues such as:

  • Receiving Special Favors or Money for Official Actions
  • Disqualification from Decision-Making Based on Economic Interests
  • Restrictions on Interests in Agency Contracts
  • Restrictions Affecting Employment after Public Service

This piece is chapter two of a more extensive publication (Understanding the Basics of Public Service Ethics) that explains all California ethics laws.

Understanding Personal Financial Gain Laws

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