June 4, 2018 Agenda


Commission Meeting

California Fair Political Practices Commission

1102 Q Street, Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Monday, June 4, 2018
9:00 A.M.

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Under Government Code section 11123(a), all meetings of a state body are open and public, and all persons are permitted to attend any meeting of a state body, except as otherwise provided in that article. The section further states that the portion of the teleconferenced meeting that is required to be open to the public must be audible to the public at the location specified in the notice of the meeting. The Commission may take action on any item listed on this agenda.

Commissioners Audero and Cardenas will be attending this meeting via teleconference from: 

Paul Hastings LLP
515 South Flower Street
25th Floor, Room 2509
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Jodi Remke, FPPC Chair

1. Public Comment

During this comment period, any person is invited to speak on any topic that is not listed on this agenda. Action may not be taken on any matter raised during this public comment period until the matter is specifically listed on a future agenda. Those who wish to comment on an item that has been listed on this agenda may comment when that item has been opened for consideration by the Commission and before any action is taken.

2-3. General Items

2. Adoption of Regulations 18308, 18308.1, 18308.2, and 18308.3 on Commission Governance. At the October 19, 2017 meeting, the Commission established an ad hoc committee of Commissioner Hayward and Commissioner Hatch to review the Commission's Statement of Governance Principles.  At the March 22, 2018 meeting, the Commission considered the Report and Recommendations from the Ad Hoc Committee, and instructed the Committee to propose regulations promulgating governance rules for the Commission.  The Ad Hoc Committee will be presenting its proposed Regulation 18308 (Commission Governance), 18308.1 (Authority of the Commission), 18308.2 (Authority of the Chair), and 18308.3 (Authority of the Executive Director). If adopted, the Commission will also consider the nomination and appointment of Commissioners to Commission Subcommittees pursuant to proposed Regulation 18308.1. 

Ad Hoc Cover Memo
Proposed Regulation 18308, 18308.1, 18308.2, and 18308.3

3. Proposed Future Agenda Items.    

Note: The Commission may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during public comment that is not included on this agenda, except to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Government Code Sections 11125 & 11125.7(a).) Below is a list of items currently pending for future agendas and the Commissioners who requested them.

  • (Hayward and Audero) Solicit Attorney General’s opinion to clarify some of the advice provided by deputies attorney general at a presentation on the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. 
  • (Hayward) Review the feasibility of holding a future Commission meeting in a location other than Sacramento.

Additional Information

You can obtain further information about the meeting by contacting the Commission Assistant, 1102 Q Street, Suite 3000, Sacramento, CA, 95811, Tel. (916) 322-5745. Written comments on agenda items should be submitted to the Commission no later than 12:00 p.m. the day before the meeting in order to afford the Commissioners adequate time to fully consider the comments. E-mail comment letters directly to CommAsst@fppc.ca.gov.

The agenda and related documents are posted on the FPPC website at www.fppc.ca.gov. Materials submitted by the public regarding each agenda item will be made available at the meeting and on the website.

Members of the public may listen to the meeting by phone by calling (877) 411-9748; access code 723284; or watch the meeting via YouTube.

The meeting location is accessible to the disabled. Persons who, due to a disability, need assistance in order to participate in this meeting should, prior to the meeting, contact the Commission Assistant at (916) 322-5745 or CommAsst@fppc.ca.gov and ADACoordinator@fppc.ca.gov. TTY/TDD and Speech-to-Speech users may dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service to submit comments on an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. Please allow three business days between the request and the meeting date.