How do I amend online or electronically filed campaign disclosure statement Form 450 or 460 using Cal-Online?

  1. Log on to "Cal-Online" (The Cal-Online logon screen can also be reached by clicking on "Filing Using Cal-Online" under "Political Reform" on theĀ Home Page.
  2. Select "Reporting" option.
  3. Highlight the Form number that needs to be amended, e.g., Form 460.
  4. Move highlighted button from "File A New Filing" to "Amend An Existing Filing."
  5. Click on the button in lower right labeled "Continue Filing." This will take you to a rectangular box labeled "Submitted Filings" that contains a listing of all previous filed electronic statements. Using the downward pointed triangle at the lower right corner of the box scroll down to view all filings. Select the filing you wish to amend by clicking on the button "EDIT" next to the filing description. (Note: Clicking on "VIEW" instead of "EDIT" will allow you to view a copy of a previous filed document without amending such document. You can also print while viewing.) By clicking the "EDIT" button at the appropriate filing you will launch your amendment.
  6. The reason for the amendment screen will now come up. Type in the reason for the amendment and then save.
  7. The dropdown list will now appear highlighting every section of the form.
  8. Click on only those sections that require amending and modify accordingly. Be sure to amend the applicable parts of the summary page if the cash totals have changed per your amendment.
  9. Click on, complete and save the Verification section, and then press the "Continue Filing" button.
  10. Click on "Submission- Submit this filing to Secretary of State " on the dropdown list.
  11. After previewing the completed amendment form, you can make your submittal by pressing the button below the listing marked "Submit Filing to California Secretary of State."
  12. After successful submittal, print out a copy for your own records.
  13. Log off from the application by clicking twice on the tab in the upper right hand corner marked ""END SESSION."
  14. You will now return to the beginning password screen.
  15. The amendment process is now completed online.