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1996. Charter
The San Francisco Codes
Preface To The 1996 Charter
Preamble
Article I. Existence And Powers Of The City And County
Article II. Legislative Branch
Article III. Executive Branch - Office Of Mayor
Article IV. Executive Branch - Boards, Commissions And Departments
Article V. Executive Branch - Arts And Culture
Article VI. Other Elective Officers
Article VII. Judicial Branch
Article VIII. Education And Libraries
Article VIIIA. The Municipal Transportation Agency
Article VIIIB. Public Utilities
Article IX. Financial Provisions
Article X. Personnel Administration
Article XI. Employer-Employee Relations System
Article XII. Employee Retirement And Health Service Systems
Article XIII. Elections
Article XIV. Initiative, Referendum And Recall
Article XV. Ethics
Article XVI. Miscellaneous Provisions
Article XVII. Definitions
Article XVIII. Transition Provisions
Appendix A. Employment Provisions*
A7.204 Contractors' Working Conditions
A8.329 Certification Of Eligibles
A8.341 Removal Or Discharge Of Permanent, Non-Probationary Employees
A8.342 Disciplinary Suspensions
A8.343 Fine, Suspension And Dismissal In Police And Fire Departments
A8.344 Temporary Suspension Pending Commission Hearing; Exoneration Of Charges
A8.345 Disciplinary Action Against Striking Employees
A8.346 Disciplinary Action Against Striking Employees Other Than Members Of Police And Fire Department
A8.364 Authorization To Transfer Unused Sick Leave
A8.365 Compensation During Parental Leave
A8.400 General Rules For Establishing And Paying Compensation
A8.401 Early Retirement Benefits Targeted To Mitigate Layoffs
A8.402 Compensation Of Teachers, Part-Time Employees And Certain Other Groups
A8.403 Compensation For Registered Nurse Classifications
A8.404 Salaries And Benefits Of Carmen
A8.405 Salaries Of Uniformed Forces In The Police And Fire Departments
A8.406 Salary Deductions
A8.409 Declaration Of Policy
A8.410 Reimbursement Of Expenses
A8.411 Payment For Repair Or Replacement Of Equipment
A8.420 Establishment Of And Membership In Health Service System
A8.421 Adoption Of Plans For Residents.
A8.422 Adoption Of Plans For Members
A8.423 Revision Of Schedules And Compensation
A8.424 Specificity Required
A8.425 Persons Covered
A8.426 Right Of Selection
A8.427 Effect Of Other Charter Provisions
A8.428 Health Service System Trust Fund
A8.429 Contributions To Fund
A8.430 "Medical Care" Defined
A8.431 Limitation Of Claims By Members
A8.431-1 Severability
A8.432 Retiree Health Care Trust Fund
A8.440 Annual Vacations Of Employees
A8.441 Authorization To Transfer Vacation Credits
A8.450 Municipal Railway
A8.451 Police Department
A8.452 Fire Department
A8.500 Retirement System For Officers And Employees
A8.500-1 Reciprocal Pension Benefits Within The Retirement System And With Other Public Pension Plans
A8.500-2 Domestic Partner Qualified Survivor Benefits
A8.502 Retirement Of Elective Officers
A8.503 Retirement – Court Employees And Attaches
A8.504 Retirement – Parking Authority Employees
A8.505 Retirement – Port Authority Employees
A8.506 Sheriff's Department
A8.506-1 Teachers In The San Francisco Unified School District And San Francisco Community College District
A8.506-2 Miscellaneous Safety Employees
A8.506-3 Housing Authority Police
A8.506-4 Per Diem Nurses On January 1, 1988.
A8.506-5 District Attorneys, Public Defenders And Public Defender Investigators
A8.507 Miscellaneous Officers And Employees On January 8, 1932
A8.508 Pacific Gas & Electric Company Employees
A8.509 Retirement – Miscellaneous Officers And Employees On And After July 1, 1947
A8.510 Actuarial Tables, Rates And Valuations
A8.511 Pensions Of Retired Persons
A8.512 Relinquishment Of Certain Retirement Allowances
A8.513 Credit On Current Contributions, For Certain Public Reserves Released By Withdrawal Or Relinquishment By Retiring Or Retired Teachers
A8.514 Social Security Coverage
A8.515 Compensation Insurance Payments
A8.516 Disability Benefits
A8.517 Elimination Of Mandatory Retirement
A8.518 Hearing Officer
A8.519 Retirement System Credit For Representative Service
A8.520 Continuous Service
A8.521 Credit For Certain Military Service
A8.522 Early Retirement Benefits
A8.523 Retirement System Credit For Unpaid Parental Leave
A8.525 Contributions To Retirement Fund
A8.526 Cost Of Living Adjustment In Allowances
A8.527 Community Property Rights
A8.530 Retirement – Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Prior To July 1, 1947
A8.531 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Prior To July 1, 1947
A8.532 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Prior To July 1, 1952
A8.533 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Prior To July 1, 1947
A8.534 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Prior To July 2, 1952
A8.535 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired On Or After July 1, 1947, And Prior To April 1, 1966
A8.536 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired On Or After July 1, 1947, And Prior To July 1, 1974
A8.537 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Under Section 8.507 Prior To January 1, 1972
A8.538 Increasing Of Certain Retirement Allowances In Effect Prior To July 1, 1977
A8.539 Increasing Retirement Allowances Of Miscellaneous Officers And Employees Retired Prior To July 2, 1980
A8.540 Members Of The Police Department On January 8, 1932
A8.541 Salary Base, For Retirement Purposes, Of Former Rank Of Corporal Of Police
A8.542 Police Department – Retired Members And Beneficiaries On January 8, 1932
A8.543 Members Of The Police Department – January 8, 1932 To July 1, 1945
A8.544 Members Of The Police Department After July 1, 1945
A8.545 Definitions
A8.546 Service Retirement
A8.547 Retirement For Incapacity
A8.548 Death Allowance
A8.549 Payment Of Surviving Dependents
A8.550 Adjustment Of Allowances
A8.551 Adjustment Of Allowances Because Of Compensation Benefits
A8.552 Death Benefits
A8.553 Refunds And Redeposits
A8.554 Computation Of Service
A8.555 Sources Of Funds
A8.556 Right To Retire
A8.557 Limitation On Employment During Retirement
A8.558 Definition Of "Final Compensation" – Allowances First Payable Prior To July 1, 1975
A8.559 Members Of The Police Department On And After July 1, 1975
A8.560 Definition, Members Of Fire And Police Department
A8.561 Pension Provisions – Dependent Of Members Of Fire And Police Departments Killed In Line Of Duty
A8.562 Credit For Service In Underwriters' Fire Patrol
A8.565 Members Of Fire Department On January 8, 1932
A8.566 Fire Department – Retired Members And Beneficiaries On January 8, 1932
A8.567 Members Of The Fire Department – January 8, 1932 To July 1, 1949
A8.568 Member Of The Fire Department After July 1, 1949
A8.569 Definitions
A8.570 Service Retirement
A8.571 Retirement For Incapacity
A8.572 Death Allowance
A8.573 Payments To Surviving Dependents
A8.574 Adjustment Of Allowances
A8.575 Adjustment For Compensation Payments
A8.576 Death Benefit
A8.577 Refunds And Redeposits
A8.578 Computation Of Service
A8.579 Sources Of Funds
A8.580 Right To Retire
A8.581 Limitation On Employment During Retirement
A8.582 Definition Of "Final Compensation" – Allowances First Payable Prior To July 1, 1975
A8.584 Retirement – Miscellaneous Officers And Employees After November 1, 1976
A8.585 Members Of The Fire Department On And After July 1, 1975
A8.586 Members Of The Police Department After November 1, 1976
A8.587 Retirement – Miscellaneous Officers And Employees On And After November 7, 2000
A8.588 Members Of The Fire Department After November 1, 1976
[A8.590 Firefighters, Police Oficers, And Deputy Sherifs – Strikes Prohibited; Dispute Resolution] *
A8.595 Members Of The Police Department On January 1, 2003 Who Are Members Of The Retirement System Under Charter Section A8.559
A8.596 Members Of The Fire Department On January 1, 2003 Who Are Members Of The Retirement System Under Charter Section A8.585
A8.597 Members Of The Police Department On January 1, 2003 Who Are Members Of The Retirement System Under Charter Section A8.586 , And Members Of The Police Department After January 1, 2003
A8.598 Members Of The Fire Department On January 1, 2003 Who Are Members Of The Retirement System Under Charter Section A8.588 , And Members Of The Fire Department After January 1, 2003
A8.599 Tax-Deferred Plans For Accumulated Compensation
A8.600 Miscellaneous Officers And Employees On And After July 1, 2010
A8.601 Members Of The Fire Department On And After July 1, 2010
A8.602 Members Of The Police Department On And After July 1, 2010
A8.603 Miscellaneous Officers And Employees On And After January 7, 2012
A8.604 Members Of The Fire Department On And After January 7, 2012
A8.605 Members Of The Police Department On And After January 7, 2012
A8.606 Undersheriffs And Deputized Personnel Of The Sheriff's Department Before July 1, 2010
A8.607 Undersheriffs And Deputized Personnel Of The Sheriff's Department Hired After July 1, 2010 And Before January 7, 2012
A8.608 Sheriff, Undersheriff And Deputized Personnel Of The Sheriff's Department Assuming Office On And After January 7, 2012
A8.609 Miscellaneous Safety Personnel Hired Before January 7, 2012
A8.610 Miscellaneous Safety Personnel Hired On And After January 7, 2012
[A8.900 - A8.910 Police Department Deferred Retirement Option Program ("Drop")] *
Appendix B. Port Agreements*
B3.581 Powers And Duties
B3.582 Transfer Of Harbor
B3.583 Status Of Employees
B3.584 Budgeting And Fiscal Procedure
B3.585 Legal Advisor
B6.406 Harbor Revenues And Expenditures
B7.305 Revenue Bonds Of The Port Commission
B7.310. Pier 70 Waterfront District.
B7.320. Agreements With Other City Departments.
Appendix C. Ethics Provisions*
C3.699-10 Administration And Implementation
C3.699-11 Duties
C3.699-12 Requests For And Issuances Of Opinions; Advice
C3.699-13 Investigations And Enforcement Proceedings
C3.699-14 Commission Funding
C3.699-16 Transfer Of Position
Appendix D. Building Inspection Provisions*
D3.750 Establishment
D3.750-1 Commission; Composition
D3.750-2 Director Of Building Inspection; Other Executives
D3.750-3 Secretary Of Commission; Consultants
D3.750-4 Powers And Duties
D3.750-5 Actions Of Commission
D3.750-6 Approval Of Budgets
D3.750-7 Technical Boards And Advisory Committees
D3.750-8 Severability
Appendix E. Supervisorial District Boundaries
Appendix F. Authority And Duties Of City Services Auditor
F1.100. Findings.
F1.101. City Services Auditor; Services Audit Unit.
F1.102. Street, Sidewalk, And Park Cleaning And Maintenance.
F1.103. Management Practices.
F1.104. Performance Audits.
F1.105. Audit Results.
F1.106. Oversight Of Contracting Procedures.
F1.107. Citizens' Complaints; Whistleblowers.
F1.108. Customer Service Plans.
F1.109. Legislation.
F1.110. Access To Records; Preliminary Reports.
F1.111. Citizens Audit Review Board.
F1.112. Outside Experts.
F1.113. Controller's Audit Fund.
F1.114. Operative Date; Severability.