November 8, 2022 Committee Agenda

The Law and Policy Committee will hold a committee meeting on November 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The committee will meet to discuss and determine recommendations to make to the full Commission and the public can both listen and participate in the committee proceedings. To submit public comment prior to the meeting, email To participate in real time, visit or call into the phone number listed at the bottom of this notice.

1. Public Comment for items not on the agenda.

2. Approval of August 4, 2022 minutes.

3. Enforcement Policy Goals. Staff: Richard Miadich, FPPC Chair. Over the last several years, the Political Reform Act has been amended in ways that increase the complexity of its requirements for committees and candidates.  This has contributed to an increase in the amount of time it takes to investigate and prosecute violations of the Act. To improve the timely resolution of enforcement matters, policy guidelines are being proposed for consideration and adoption by the Commission.

Enforcement Policy Goals

Comment Letter - George Aradi, FPPC Special Investigator
Digital Comments
Comment Letter - Enforcement Attorney Input
Comment Letter - FPPC Special Investigators
Comment Letter - FPPC Intake Team

4. Legislative Development. Staff: Lindsey Nakano, Legislative Counsel. The Committee will review and discuss potential legislative ideas and recommend to the Commission direction on future legislation to be sought by the agency.

Legislative Development

5. Discussion of items for January 2023 Committee meeting. Committee members and staff will discuss proposed agenda items for the January 2023 committee meeting.



  • You may listen to and participate in this committee meeting by teleconference by calling: (877) 411-9748; access code 723284.
  • For questions about this meeting, you may contact the Commission Assistant at (916) 327-8269.


[1] The Commission has established two-person advisory committees to allow greater participation by individual Commissioners in making recommendations to the full Commission. In recognition of the public’s interest in the meetings of these committees, the Commission has directed the committees to allow the public to monitor committee deliberations, whenever possible, by publishing a five-day notice of the meeting and allowing callers to listen and participate to the proceeding with a call-in telephone number.

As two-person advisory committees, Bagley Keene Open Meeting Requirements (Government Code Sections 11120 - 11132) do not apply to the committee meeting. However, the Commission will be soliciting public comment before and during the meeting. If you would like to comment on an agenda item prior to the meeting, you may email your comments to the Commission Assistant at Any comments submitted prior to the meeting will be provided to the committee members for consideration at the meeting. Additionally, the Commission is permitting public participation through the online portal:

General Contact

Fair Political Practices Commission
1102 Q Street, Suite 3050
Sacramento, CA 95811

General Contact Line: (916)322-5660
Advice Line: 1-866-ASK-FPPC (1-866-275-3772)