November 2015 Agenda

    NOTICE AND AGENDA

    Commission Meeting

     

    California Fair Political Practices Commission

    428 J Street, Suite 800

    Sacramento, CA 95814


    Thursday, November 19 2015

    10:00 A.M.

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    Welcome

    Jodi Remke, FPPC Chair

    1. Public Comment

    This portion of the meeting is reserved for comment on items not on the agenda. Under the Bagley-Keene Act, the Commission cannot act on items raised during public comment, but may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed; request clarification; or refer the item to staff.

    2. Approval of October 2015 Commission Hearing Minutes

    3-73 Enforcement - Consent Calendar

    Over-the-Limit Contributions

    3. In the Matter of San Joaquin County Republican Central Committee/California Republican Victory Fund and Louis Lemos; FPPC Case No. 15/1408. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Neal Bucknell and Program Specialist Grant Beauchamp. This matter arose from an audit performed by the Political Reform Audit Program of the Franchise Tax Board. In 2012, Louis Lemos was the treasurer of the San Joaquin County Republican Central Committee/California Republican Victory Fund (“Central Committee”). Contributions over the limit of $32,500 only could be accepted and kept by the committee if the funds were split between the committee’s all-purpose (candidate) account and its restricted use (non-candidate) account at the time of deposit, with the amount deposited into the all-purpose (candidate) account not to exceed $32,500. The Central Committee received a contribution in the amount of $50,000 from the committee known as Re-Elect Bill Emmerson for Senate 2012. The Central Committee deposited the entire contribution into its all-purpose (candidate) account. The over-the-limit portion ($17,500) was not transferred to the central committee’s restricted use (non-candidate) account, and some of the over-the-limit funds were used to support Bill Berryhill for Senate 2012. In this way, the Central Committee and Lemos violated Government Code Section 85303, subdivision (b) (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $5,000.

    San Joaquin County Republican Central Committee - Stip

    Campaign Reporting

    4. In the Matter of California Citizens for Fair Government and Chris Anderson; FPPC No. 14/507. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton and Special Investigator Lee Myers. California Citizens for Fair Government was a general purpose committee sponsored by the Orange County Employees Association. Chris Anderson was the committee treasurer. California Citizens for Fair Government failed to include the Orange County Employees Association in the committee’s name and failed to disclose the Orange County Employees Association as a sponsor on the committee’s statement of organization, in violation of Government Code Section 84106. (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $3,500.

    California Citizens for Fair Government - Stip

    5. In the Matter of Leticia Vasquez and Vasquez 4 Water Board 2012; FPPC No. 14/034. Staff: Commission Counsel Milad Dalju, Senior Commission Counsel Neal Bucknell, and Special Investigator Paul Rasey. Leticia Vasquez was a successful candidate for the Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors in the June 5, 2012 Primary Election. Vasquez 4 Water Board 2012 was her candidate controlled committee. For the reporting period ending December 31, 2012, Vasquez and her committee failed to timely report receipt of non-monetary contributions totaling approximately $2,202, in violation of Government Code Section 84211 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $222.

    Vasquez - Stip

    Campaign Non-Filer

    6. In the Matter of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana; FPPC No. 15/341. Staff: Commission Counsel Zachary W. Norton and Special Investigator Lee Myers. Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana is a state general purpose committee that made expenditures opposing Measure X, which appeared on the ballot in Yucca Valley for the June 2, 2015 Special Election. Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana failed to file supplemental independent expenditure reports for the January 1, 2015 through April 18, 2015 and April 19, 2015 through May 16, 2015 reporting periods, in violation of Government Code Section 84202.5 (2 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $500.

    Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana - Stip

    7. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Michael V. Johnson City Council 2014; FPPC File No. 15/227. Staff: Assistant Chief Dave Bainbridge and Law Clerk Emily Reynolds. Michael V. Johnson was an unsuccessful candidate for Oakland City Council in the November 4, 2014 General Election. Committee to Elect Michael V. Johnson City Council 2014 was his candidate controlled committee. Johnson and Committee to Elect Michael V. Johnson City Council 2014 failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the October 19, 2014 through December 31, 2014 reporting period, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $275.

    Johnson - Stip

    8. In the Matter of Robert Shield for Grossmont Union High School Board 2014 and Robert Shield; FPPC File No. 15/271. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Jeanette Turvill. Robert Shield was a successful candidate for the Grossmont Union High School Board in the November 4, 2014 General Election. Robert Shield for Grossmont Union High School Board 2014 was his candidate controlled committee. Shield and Robert Shield for Grossmont Union High School Board 2014 failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the October 19, 2014 through December 31, 2014 reporting period, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $217.

    Shield - Stip

    9. In the Matter of Hilemon for Grossmont Healthcare Board 2014, Brian Hilemon, and Lauren Hilemon; FPPC File No. 15/288. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Jeanette Turvill. Brian Hilemon was an unsuccessful candidate for Board Member for the Grossmont Healthcare Board in the November 4, 2014 General Election. Hilemon for Grossmont Healthcare Board 2014 was his candidate controlled committee and Lauren Hilemon was the committee treasurer. Hilemon, Hilemon for Grossmont Healthcare Board 2014, and Hilemon failed to timely file a semiannual campaign statement for the October 19, 2014 through December 31, 2014 reporting period, in violation of Government Code Section 84200 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $216.

    Hilemon - Stip

    Statement of Economic Interests – Non-Filer

    10. In the Matter of Steve Bogart; FPPC No. 15/1130. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. Steve Bogart, as a Board Member with the Calpella County Water District, failed to timely file a 2012, 2013 and 2014 Annual Statements of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (3 counts). Total Proposed Penalty: $600.

    Bogart - Stip

    11. In the Matter of Randy Beckler; FPPC No. 15/1127. Staff: Political Reform Consultant Teri Rindahl. Randy Beckler, as a Board Member with the Airport Land Commission, failed to timely file an Assuming Office Statement of Economic Interests, in violation of Government Code Section 87300 (1 count). Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Beckler - Stip

    $50 Annual Fee

    12. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Luis J. Castro for Calexico City Council Member 2012; FPPC Case No. 15/483. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Neal Bucknell and Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Elect Luis J. Castro for Calexico City Council Member 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Luis J. Castro for Calexico City Council Member 2012 - Stip

    13. In the Matter of Ana Cubas for Los Angeles City Council District 9 2013; FPPC No. 15/708. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Ana Cubas for Los Angeles City Council District 9 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Ana Cubas for Los Angeles City Council District 9 2013 - Stip

    14. In the Matter of Friends to Re-Elect Hector Delgado for City Council 2011; FPPC No. 15/751. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Friends to Re-Elect Hector Delgado for City Council 2011 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends to Re-Elect Hector Delgado for City Council 2011 - Stip

    15. In the Matter of the Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Oppose Measure A Los Angeles 2013; FPPC No. 15/866. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Oppose Measure A Los Angeles 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Oppose Measure A Los Angeles 2013 - Stip

    16. In the Matter of Re-Elect Lan Nguyen for School Board 2012; FPPC No. 15/900. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Re-Elect Lan Nguyen for School Board 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Re-Elect Lan Nguyen for School Board 2012 - Stip

    17. In the Matter of the Committee to Elect Debbie Ponte for Supervisor 2012; FPPC No. 15/948. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Committee to Elect Debbie Ponte for Supervisor 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Debbie Ponte Supervisor 2012 - Stip

    18. In the Matter of Robinson for City Council 2012; FPPC No. 15/967. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Robinson for City Council 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Robinson for City Council 2012 - Stip

    19. In the Matter of Friends of Mike Spence for City Council 2013; FPPC No. 15/1041. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Friends of Mike Spence for City Council 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Friends of Mike Spence for City Council 2013 - Stip

    20. In the Matter of Friends of Mike Spence for School Board 2011; FPPC No. 15/1042. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Friends of Mike Spence for School Board 2011 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends of Mike Spence for School Board 2011 - Stip

    21. In the Matter of Wagner for Assembly 2014; FPPC No. 15/1099. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Wagner for Assembly 2014 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Wagner for Assembly 2014 - Stip

    22. In the Matter of Moore for City Council 2012; FPPC No. 15/1350. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Moore for City Council 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Moore for City Council 2012 - Stip

    23. In the Matter of Cook-Kallio for Mayor 2012; FPPC No. 15/1352. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Cook-Kallio for Mayor 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Cook-Kallio for Mayor 2012 - Stip

    24. In the Matter of Hooker Oak Alliance; FPPC No. 15/1354. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Hooker Oak Alliance failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Hooker Oak Alliance - Stip

    25. In the Matter of Ron V. Briggs for Supervisor; FPPC No. 15/1367. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Ron Briggs for Supervisor failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Ron V. Briggs for Supervisor - Stip

    26. In the Matter of Elliot Kirschenmann for Council 2012; FPPC No. 15/1370. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Elliot Kirschenmann for Council 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Elliot Kirschenmann for City Council 2012 - Stip

    27. In the Matter of For the Children; FPPC No. 15/1421. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. For the Children failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    For the Children - Stip

    28. In the Matter of Ian N. Oglesby for City Council; FPPC No. 15/1424. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Ian N. Oglesby for City Council failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Ian N. Oglesby for City Council - Stip

    29. In the Matter of Corona Taxpayers Association; FPPC No. 15/1453. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Corona Taxpayers Association failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Corona Taxpayers Association - Stip

    30. In the Matter of Friends of Lisa Kaplan; FPPC No. 15/1457. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Friends of Lisa Kaplan failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends of Lisa Kaplan - Stip

    31. In the Matter of Rebecca Saltzman for BART Director 2012; FPPC No. 15/1459. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Rebecca Saltzman for BART Director 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Rebecca Saltzman for BART Director 2012 - Stip

    32. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Dylan Sullivan Judge 2014; FPPC No. 15/1461. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Committee to Elect Dylan Sullivan Judge 2014 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Dylan Sullivan Judge 2014 - Stip

    33. In the Matter of Sacramento Central Labor Council; FPPC No. 15/1463. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Sacramento Central Labor Council failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Sacramento Central Labor Council COPE - Stip

    34. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Ron “Mik” Mikulaco Supervisor District 1 2012; FPPC No. 15/1464. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Committee to Elect Ron “Mik” Mikulaco Supervisor District 1 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Ron MIK Mikulaco Supervisor District 1 2012 - Stip

    35. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Michael Wilson Indio City Council 2014; FPPC No. 15/1465. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Committee to Elect Michael Wilson Indio City Council 2014 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Michael Wilson Indio City Council 2014 - Stip

    36. In the Matter of Citizens for Twenty-First Century Elk Grove Schools; FPPC No. 15/1466. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. The Citizens for Twenty-First Century Elk Grove Schools failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Citizens for Twenty-First Century Elk Grove Schools - Stip

    37. In the Matter of Association of Educators PAC; FPPC No. 15/430. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Association of Educators PAC failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Association of Educators PAC - Stip

    38. In the Matter of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles PAC Sponsored by Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles; FPPC No. 15/544. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles PAC Sponsored by Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Consumer Attorney's Association of Los Angeles PAC Sponsored by Consumer Attorney's Association of Los Angeles - Stip

    39. In the Matter of Larry Agran for Mayor 2012; FPPC No. 15/385. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Larry Agran for Mayor 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Larry Agran for Mayor 2012 - Stip

    40. In the Matter of Jill Wynns for School Board 2012; FPPC No. 15/1411. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Jill Wynns for School Board 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Jill Wynns for School Board 2012 - Stip

    41. In the Matter of Hackbarth-McIntyre for Mayor 2012; FPPC No. 15/1440. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Hackbarth-McIntyre for Mayor 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Hackbarth-McIntyre for Mayor 2012 - Stip

    42. In the Matter of Daly City Police officers Association Political Action Committee; FPPC No. 15/1365. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Daly City Police officers Association Political Action Committee failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Daly City Police Officer Association Political Action Committee - Stip

    43. In the Matter of Howard Chang for School Board; FPPC No. 15/493. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Howard Chang for School Board failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Howard Chang for School Board - Stip

    44. In the Matter of Raul Cantu for City Council 2012; FPPC No. 15/1126. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Raul Cantu for City Council 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Raul Cantu for Council 2012 - Stip

    45. In the Matter of Committee to Re-Elect Dee Andrews; FPPC No. 15/397. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Re-Elect Dee Andrews failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Committee to Re-Elect Dee Andrews - Stip

    46. In the Matter of Francisco for City Council 2011; FPPC No. 15/580. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Francisco for City Council 2011 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Francisco for City Council 2011 - Stip

    47. In the Matter of Council of Professional Organizations of Firefighters of Santa Clara County PAC; FPPC No. 15/555. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Council of Professional Organizations of Firefighters of Santa Clara County PAC failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Council of Professional Organizations of Firefighters of Santa Clara County PAC - Stip

    48. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Larry Malmberg to the Board of Directors of East Valley Water District in 2013; FPPC No. 15/1434. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Elect Larry Malmberg to the Board of Directors of East Valley Water District in 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Committee to Elect Larry Malmberg to the Board of Directors of East Valley Water District in 2013 - Stip

    49. In the Matter of National Electric Contractors Association (Santa Clara Valley Chapter) Political Action Committee aka NECA-Santa Clara PAC; FPPC No. 15/1469. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. National Electric Contractors Association (Santa Clara Valley Chapter) Political Action Committee AKA “Neca-Santa Clara PAC failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    National Electrical Contractors Association - Stip

    50. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Bill Ruh Montclair City Council 2010; FPPC No. 15/1432. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Elect Bill Ruh Montclair City Council 2010 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Bill Ruh Montclair City Council 2010 - Stip

    51. In the Matter of Cline for Council 2014; FPPC No. 15/1481. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Cline for Council 2014 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Cline for Council 2014 - Stip

    52. In the Matter of Azusa Educators Association Political Action Committee; FPPC No. 15/463. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Azusa Educators Association Political Action Committee failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Azusa Educators Association Political Action Committee - Stip

    53. In the Matter of The People for Keith Millhouse, Council 2012; FPPC No. 15/1345. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. The People for Keith Millhouse, Council 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    The People for Keith Millhouse Council 2012 - Stip

    54. In the Matter of Committee to Vote Kelly Long Pleasant Valley School District Board of Trustee 2012; FPPC No. 15/1471. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Vote Kelly Long Pleasant Valley School District Board of Trustee 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Vote Kelly Long Pleasant Valley School Board District Trustee 2012 - Stip

    55. In the Matter of Vasquez for Democratic County Central Committee; FPPC No. 15/1428. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Vasquez for Democratic County Central Committee failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Vasquez for Democratic County Central Committee - Stip

    56. In the Matter of Manuel Saucedo 4 State Assembly 2013; FPPC No. 15/1470. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Manuel Saucedo 4 State Assembly 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Manuel Saucedo 4 State Assembly 2013 - Stip

    57. In the Matter of Chiesa for Supervisor – 2016; FPPC No. 15/1348. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Chiesa for Supervisor – 2016 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Chiesa for Supervisor - Stip

    58. In the Matter of Citizens for a Safe Ventura County; FPPC No. 15/1536. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Citizens for a Safe Ventura County failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Citizens for a Safe Ventura County - Stip

    59. In the Matter of Friends of Magdalena G. Carrasco for East Side Union High School Board of Trustees 2012; FPPC No. 15/457. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Magdalena G. Carrasco for East Side Union High School Board of Trustees 2012 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends of Magdalena G. Carrasco for East Side Union High School Board of Trustees 2012 - Stip

    60. In the Matter of PAC-Fifteen; FPPC No. 15/1445. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. PAC-Fifteen failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    PAC - Fifteen - Stip

    61. In the Matter of San Francisco Women’s Political Committee; FPPC No. 15/1417. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. San Francisco Women’s Political Committee failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    San Francisco Women's Political Committee - Stip

    62. In the Matter of Irvine Citizens Against Rampant Expansion (ICARE) A Committee Opposed to Measure B Sponsored by Irvine Tomorrow; FPPC No. 15/668. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Irvine Citizens Against Rampant Expansion (ICARE) A Committee Opposed to Measure B Sponsored by Irvine Tomorrow failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Irvine Citizens Against Rampant Expansion - Stip

    63. In the Matter of Alvarado for Supervisor 2013; FPPC No. 15/392. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Alvarado for Supervisor 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Alvarado for Supervisor 2013 - Stip

    64. In the Matter of Larry Lee for City Council 2014; FPPC No. 15/1477. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Larry Lee for City Council 2014 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Larry Lee for City Council 2014 - Stip

    65. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Elaine Freeman; FPPC No. 15/1537. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Elect Elaine Freeman failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Elaine Freeman - Stip

    66. In the Matter of Friends to Re-Elect Angelica Garcia for City Council 2013; FPPC No. 15/595. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Committee to Re-Elect Angelica Garcia for City Council 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends to Re-Elect Angelica Garcia for City Council 2013 - Stip

    67. In the Matter of Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Ron Gochez for L.A. Council 2013; FPPC No. 15/610. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Ron Gochez for L.A. Council 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Ron Gochez for L.A. Council 2013 - Stip

    68. In the Matter of Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Gil Cedillo for L.A. Council 2013; FPPC No. 15/486. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Gil Cedillo for L.A. Council 2013 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Mexican American Political Association-PAC to Support Gil Cedillo for L.A. Council 2013 - Stip

    69. In the Matter of Garden Grove Citizens for Safe Access; FPPC No. 15/600. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Garden Grove Citizens for Safe Access failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Garden Grove Citizens for Safe Access - Stip

    70. In the Matter of Tuolumne County Republican Party (State); FPPC No. 15/1448. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Tuolumne County Republican Party (State) failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $400.

    Tuolumne County Republican Party (State) - Stip

    71. In the Matter of Committee to Elect Leslie A. Irving 2013 Compton College District 2; FPPC No. 15/670. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Committee to Elect Leslie A. Irving 2013 Compton College District 2 failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee to Elect Leslie A. Irving 2013 Compton College District 2 - Stip

    72. In the Matter of Committee on Political Education (COPE); FPPC No. 15/1450. Staff: Commission Counsel Michael W. Hamilton. Committee on Political Education (COPE) failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Committee on Political Education (COPE) - Stip

    73. In the Matter of Friends of Kate O’Brien; FPPC No. 15/1473. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Bridgette Castillo. Friends of Kate O’Brien failed to pay the 2013 $50.00 annual fee to the Secretary of State’s Office, in violation of Government Code Section 84101.5. Total Proposed Penalty: $200.

    Friends of Kate O'Brien - Stip

    74-76 General Items

    74. Repeal and Adopt Regulation 18360 - Enforcement Complaints; Amend Regulation 18362 - Access to Complaint Files. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel Sukhi K. Brar. Staff has identified improved procedures to to notify those who are the subjects of an Enforcement compliant and the complainants. Staff has also identified the need for an established and detailed policy for media and public records inquiries related to Enforcement complaint records. The proposed amendments to Regulation 18360 and Regulation 18362 are intended to improve these current processes and to reflect best practices for the Commission. 

    Memo Regs 18360 and 18362

    18360

    18362

    75. Adoption of the 2015/16 Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700 and related documents. Staff: Trish Mayer, Assistant Division Chief, Technical 

    Memo Form 700

    Form 700 2015.2016

    Form 700 Ref Pamphlet 2015.2016

    700-A 2015.2016

    Final 700-U 2015.2016

    76. Approval of FPPC Campaign Manual I for State Candidates, Their Candidate Controlled Committees, and Primarily Formed Committees for State Candidates. Staff: Trish Mayer, Assistant Division Chief, Technical Assistance

    Memo Manual 1 - State Candidates and PF Committees

    Entire Manual 1

    77. Executive Staff Reports

    Legislative Report. Staff: Senior Commission Counsel and Legislative Coordinator, Sukhi Brar. 

    November 2015 Legislative Report

    Legal Division Report. Staff: General Counsel, Hyla P. Wagner 

    November 2015 Legal Division Report

    Enforcement Division Report. Staff: Chief of Enforcement, Galena West 

    November 2015 Enforcement Division Report

    Technical Assistance Division Report. Staff: Assistant Division Chief of Technical Assistance Division, Trish Mayer 

    November 2015 TAD Report

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