Newly Adopted, Amended, or Repealed Regulations

The following regulations have recently been adopted, amended, or repealed by the FPPC.

Once adopted, amended, or repealed, FPPC staff forwards regulations to the Office of Administrative Law for filing with the Secretary of State.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

  • 18117. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials-Effect of Non-Compliance on Filing and Disclosure Obligations.(amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18215.1. Contributions; When Aggregated. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18215.3. “Behested Payments” Reporting. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18215.4. Cryptocurrency Contributions. (adopted), effective 11/21/2018
  • 18217. Nonprofit Organization as Controlled Committee. (amended) amended 6/13/2019
  • 18219. Designated Employees. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18225.4. Independent Expenditures; When Aggregated. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18225.7. Made at the Behest; Independent versus Coordinated Expenditures. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18238.5. Definition of Lobbying Firm; Individual Contract Lobbyist. (amended), amended 6/13/2019     
  • 18329. Formal Written Advice and Informal Assistance. (adopted), adopted 6/13/2019
  • 18360.1. Eligibility Requirements and Considerations -Streamline and Warning Letters (adopted), effective 03/27/2019
  • 18360.2. Penalties in Streamline Cases (adopted), effective 03/27/2019
  • 18404.1. Termination and Reopening of Committees. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18422. Multipurpose Organization Political Activity Transparency (adopted), effective 11/22/2019
  • 18422.1 Required Recordkeeping for Multipurpose Organizations (adopted), effective 11/22/2019
  • 18435. Definitions. Mass Mailing (amended), effective 1/23/2020
  • 18450.1. Definitions. Advertisement Disclosure (amended), effective 1/23/2020
  • 18450.2. Definitions. Authorized and Paid For (adopted), effective 1/23/2020
  • 18450.3. Top Contributor Disclosure for Affiliated Entities (adopted), effective 1/23/2020
  • 18450.4. Video and Television Advertisement Disclosure (adopted), effective 1/23/2020
  • 18466. State Ballot Measure Contributions and Expenditures; Online Reports. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18531.61. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18535. Restrictions on Contributions Between State Candidates. (amended) amended 6/13/2019     
  • 18545. Contribution Limit and Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Amounts (amended), effective 1/11/2019
  • 18700. Basic Rule and Guide to Conflict of Interest Regulations (amended), effective 1/11/2019
  • 18702.1. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest In Business Entity (adopted), effective 9/25/19
  • 18702.2. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest In Real Property (amended), effective 03/22/2019
  • 18702.3. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest In a Source of Income (adopted), effective 10/06/2019
  • 18702.4. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Source of Gift (amended), amended 12/19/19
  • 18702.5. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in an Official's Personal Finances (adopted), adopted 12/19/19
  • 18730. Provisions of Conflict of Interest Codes (amended), effective 1/11/2019
  • 18741.1. Revolving Door; State Permanent Ban. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18756. Statements of Economic Interests: Certification of Electronic Filing Systems (amended), effective 02/13/2019
  • 18940.2. Gift Limit Amount (amended), effective 1/11/2019
  • 18944. Payments Made to an Agency for Use by Agency Officials. (amended), amended 6/13/2019
  • 18944.1. Gifts: Agency Provided Tickets or Passes (adopted), effective 6/20/2019
  • 18946. Valuation of Gifts (amended), effective 6/20/2019
  • 18946.1. Exception- Valuation of Gifts: Passes and Tickets (amended), effective 6/20/2019
  • 18994. Auditing and Investigations (amended), effective 04/15/2019
  • 18998. Commissions Audits and Investigations (adopted), effective 4/15/2019

Recently Repealed

  • 18308. Commission Governance (repealed), repealed 12/19/19
  • 18308.1. Authority of the Commission (repealed), repealed 12/19/19
  • 18308.2. Authority of the Chair (repealed), repealed 12/19/19
  • 18308.3. Authority of the Executive Director (repealed), repealed 12/19/19
  • 18329. Formal Written Advice and Informal Assistance (adopted), effective 8/21/19
  • 18702.1. Materiality Standard: Financial Interests in Business Entities (adopted), effective 9/25/19
  • 18702.3. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in a Source of Income (adopted), effective 10/06/19
  • 18702.5. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in a Personal Financial Effect (repealed), adopted 12/19/19
  • 18944.1. Gifts: Agency Provided Tickets or Passes (adopted), effective 6/20/2019