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(a) Potential Discipline. Subject to the removal and Civil Service provisions of the Charter as well as any applicable Civil Service Rules, any officer or employee of the City and County of San Francisco who fails to file any statement required by Sections 3.1-101 and 3.1-102 of this Chapter within 30 days after receiving notice from the Ethics Commission of a failure to file may be subject to disciplinary action by his or her appointing authority, including removal from office or termination of employment.
(b) Warning Letter. The Ethics Commission may issue a letter to an appointing authority recommending suspension or removal of any City officer or termination of any City employee who has failed to file a statement required by Sections 3.1-101 and 3.1-102 of this Chapter if the City officer or employee has not filed the required statement within 30 days of receiving notice from the Ethics Commission of his or her failure to file.
(c) Required Disqualification by Members of Boards and Commissions. Members of City boards or commissions who have failed to file statements required by Sections 3.1-101, 3.1-102, and 3.1-103 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code (Form 700 Statements of Economic Interests, Sunshine Ordinance Declarations, and Certificates of Ethics Training) by the applicable filing deadline shall be disqualified from all participation in and voting on matters listed on their boards’ and commissions’ meeting agendas.
(1) Waiver. A member of a City board or commission may seek a waiver for cause from the Ethics Commission’s Executive Director excusing his or her failure to file the statements required by Sections 3.1-101, 3.1-102, and 3.1-103 of the Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code. If the Executive Director grants such a waiver, the member of a board or commission will not be disqualified under this subsection (c); provided that after a member of board or commission has sought a waiver and while the waiver is pending before the Executive Director, the member shall continue to be disqualified.
(d) Public Announcement. If a member of a City board or commission has failed to file a required statement (Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests, Sunshine Ordinance Declaration or Certificate of Ethics Training), at the beginning of each meeting of the board or commission that occurs after the applicable deadline for the required statement and before the member of the board or commission files the required statement, the Commission Secretary, or any City staff who fulfills that role, shall announce that the member of the board or commission has failed to file a statement required by Sections 3.1-101, 3.1-102, and 3.1-103 of this Chapter and that the member will be disqualified from all participation in and voting on matters coming before the board or commission.