May 7, 2024 Committee Agenda

The Law and Policy Committee will hold a committee meeting on May 7, 2024, 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 April 2024 minutes.

3. Statement of Economic Interests and Citizens’ Oversight Committees. Staff: Dave Bainbridge, General Counsel. Informational presentation on the process and standard for determining when an official is required to file statements of economic interests, specifically with regard to members of Citizens’ Oversight Committees.   

Staff Presentation

Public Comment - Stephen Petzold
Public Comment - Stephen Petzold
Public Comment - Stephen Petzold

4. Legislative Update. Staff: Lindsey Nakano, Senior Legislative Counsel, will update the Committee on the progress of PRA related legislation and future legislation approved by the Commission.

Staff Memo

Public Comment - Pedro Hernandez, Legal and Policy Director, and Jonathan Mehta Stein, Executive Director, California Common Cause

5. Discussion of items for the June 2024 Committee meeting. Committee members and staff will discuss proposed agenda items for the June 2024 committee meeting.



  • You may listen to and participate in this committee meeting by teleconference by calling: (669) 444-9171; meeting ID 9856036268. To view the new procedure to participate by telephone, visit our public comment page.
  • For questions about this meeting, you may contact the Commission Assistant at (916) 322-5660. 


[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

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