Statement of Foreign Certification
Any business entity that makes a contribution to an outside-spending group must file a statement of certification with the City Clerk’s Office avowing that the business entity was not a foreign-influenced business entity on the date the contribution was made.
When to File
The SP-C-400 (Statement of Certification regarding Foreign Influence) must be (i) filed by the business entity with the City Clerk’s Office, using City form SP CO 400 (Statement of Certification Regarding Foreign Influence), no more than 30 days after the contribution was made and (ii) signed, after due inquiry and under penalty of perjury, by the highest-ranking officer or decision-making individual with authority over that business entity’s affairs.
Where to File
The SP-C-400 (Statement of Certification regarding Foreign Influence) form must be completed and filed and emailed to ForeignDisclosureCert@stpete.org , no more than 30 days after the contribution was made.