Who is a city vendor for purposes of H.B 914?
A vendor is person who contracts or seeks to contract for the sale or purchase of property, goods, or services with the city, or who is an agent of such a person in the person’s business with the city.

The word “person” in this context includes a corporation, organization, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity, but doesn’t include another governmental entity.

So the new law applies to a local government officer’s relationships with city contractors regardless of whether the contracts come before the council, individuals and businesses who seek to contract with the city, including bidders on city solicitations, (regardless of whether a bidder is awarded the contract) and a person who acts as an agent for an individual or business that contracts with or seeks to contract with the city.

The term “vendor” includes potential vendors and agents of vendors and potential vendors.

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1. What is H.B. 914?
2. Who is a local government officer for purposes of H.B 914?
3. Who is a city vendor for purposes of H.B 914?
4. When must a local government officer file a conflicts disclosure statement?
5. How is the 12 month period calculated with respect to the gifts threshold?
6. What does H.B. 914 mean by "a family member of a local government officer?"
7. When are conflicts disclosure statements and questionnaires filed, and what is the deadline for filing?
8. Where can I get a form?
9. What is the penalty for failing to file?
10. Where should vendors go for assistance?