Newly Adopted, Amended, or Repealed Regulations

The following regulations have recently been adopted, amended, or repealed by the FPPC.

Once adopted, amended, or repealed, FPPC staff forwards regulations to the Office of Administrative Law for filing with the Secretary of State. Regulations and amendments go into effect 30 days after they are filed with the Secretary of State, unless otherwise specified. Emergency regulations go into effect upon filing.

Newly Adopted and Amended

  • 18215.3. "Behested Payments" Reporting (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18225.7. Made at the behest; Independent versus Coordinated Expenditures (amended), effective 12/9/2015
  • 18239. Definition of Lobbyist (amended), amended 7/21/2016
  • 18247.5. Primarily Formed Committees (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18351. Conflict of Interest Code of the Fair Political Practices Commission (amended), effective 3/05/2016
  • 18360. Enforcement Complaints (repealed and adopted), effective 1/14/2016
  • 18362. Access to Enforcement Records (amended), effective 1/14/2016
  • 18404. Termination of Candidate's and Committees' Filing Requirements (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18405. Candidates with Multiple Controlled Committees (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18406. Short Form for Candidates or Officeholders Who Receive and Spend Less Thank $2,000 in a Calendar Year (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18422. Multipurpose Organization Political Activity Transparency (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18422.5.  Top Contributor Disclosure by Committees Primarily Formed for State Ballot Measures or Candidates (amended), effective 11/18/2015
  • 18425. 24-Hour Contribution Reports (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18427.1. Notification to Contributors of Filing Obligations (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18450.4. Contents of Disclosure Statements. Advertisement Disclosure (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18531.5. Recall Elections (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18531.62. Elected State Officeholder Bank Accounts (amended), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18544. Campaign Contribution and Voluntary Expenditure COLA Formula (amended), amended on 11/17/2016
  • 18545. Contribution Limit and Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Amounts (amended), amended on 11/17/2016
  • 18616. Reports by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action (amended), effective 3/05/2016
  • 18700. Basic Rule and Guide to Conflict of Interest Regulations (amended), amended on 11/17/2016
  • 18730. Provisions of Conflict of Interest Codes (amended), amended on 11/17/2016
  • 18750. State and Multi-County Agencies: Adopting or Amending Conflict of Interest Code (adopted), effective 6/18/2016
  • 18751. Conflict of Interest Code Exemption (adopted), effective 10/19/2016
  • 18940. Guide to Gift Regulations (amended), amended on 10/20/2016
  • 18940.2. Gift Limit Amount (amended), amended on 11/17/2016
  • 18944.1. Gifts: Agency Provided Tickets or Passes (amended), effective 2/13/2016
  • 18951. Surplus Funds, Defined (amended), amended on 9/15/2016
  • 18996. Scope of Audits and Investigations (amended), effective 2/13/2016

Recently Repealed

  • 18402.5. Supplemental Pre Election Statements (repealed), effective 4/21/2016
  • 18413. Reporting Independent Expenditures by Eligible 501(c)(3)/501(c)(4) Organizations (repealed), effective 1/14/2016
  • 18550.1. Independent and Coordinated Expenditures (repealed), effective 12/09/2015
  • 18750. Procedures for the Promulgation and Adoption of Conflict of Interest Codes for State Agencies (repealed), effective 6/18/2016
  • 18750.1. Procedures for the Promulgation and Adoption of Conflict of Interest Codes for Local Government Agencies with Jurisdiction in More Than One County (repealed), effective 6/18/2016
  • 18750.2. Procedures for the Promulgation and Adoption of Conflict of Interest Codes for State Agencies Exempt from the Administrative Procedures Act (repealed), effective 6/18/2016
  • 18751. Procedure and Standards for Obtaining Exemption from Government Code Section 87300, Requiring Adoption and Promulgation of a Conflict of Interest Code (repealed), effective 10/19/2016
  • 18752. Nonsubstantive Amendments of Conflict of Interest Codes (repealed), effective 6/18/2016