September 2018 Agenda


Commission Meeting

California Fair Political Practices Commission

Los Angeles City Hall
Edward R. Roybal BPW Session Room, #350
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Thursday, September 20, 2018
10:00 A.M.

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Under Government Code section 11125.4, subdivision (b), When a special meeting is called pursuant to one of the purposes specified in subdivision (a), the state body shall provide notice of the special meeting to each member of the state body and to all parties that have requested notice of its meetings as soon as is practicable after the decision to call a special meeting has been made, but shall deliver the notice in a manner that allows it to be received by the members and by newspapers of general circulation and radio or television stations at least 48 hours before the time of the special meeting specified in the notice.

Under Government Code section 11123, subdivision (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.

1-2. Pending Litigation. (Gov. Code § 11126(e)(1)).

  1. Finding required for holding a Special Meeting on less than 10 days' notice.
  2. Closed Session. Pending Litigation. (Gov. Code § 11126(e)(1)). On September 11, 2018, the Commission was personally served with an amended petition entitled California State Association of Counties, et al. v. FPPC, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case No. BS174653. Government Code section 83117, subdivision (c) states that the Commission may request that the Attorney General provide legal advice and representation without charge to the Commission. The Commission will consider whether to request representation under Government Code section 83117, subdivision (c).

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

The agenda and related documents are posted on the FPPC website at 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 and 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.