A proposal to add stricter disclosure requirements for lobbyists will be considered by the City Council at a meeting Monday.
The proposed changes, which were crafted by the San Diego Ethics Commission, will widen the city’s lobbying ordinance to reach individuals undetected under the current guidelines and will add regulations that would drastically increase the amount of information lobbyists must disclose with the City Clerk’s Office.
Under the proposal, lobbyists will have to disclose which high-level city officials they lobbied and whether they raised money for the campaign of elected officials they lobbied.
The Ethics Commission’s proposal was unanimously approved by the council’s Rules Committee in March despite significant opposition by businesses and their lobbyists who claim volunteers who lobby officials should also have to register.
The lobbying rules will be heard Monday at 2 p.m. in the City Council chambers, located on the 12th floor of 202 C St.