November 2019 Agenda - Enforcement


Commission Meeting

Fair Political Practices Commission

1102 Q Street, Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Friday, November 22, 2019
10:30 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.

Commissioner Hatch will attend this meeting of the commission via teleconference from:

Ka'Anapali Beach Club - Lobby
104 Ka'anapali Shores Place
Maui, HI 96761
8:30 a.m. UTC - 10:00 Hawaii-Aleutian Time


Richard C. Miadich, 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. Presentation by Galena West, Chief of Enforcement, regarding the following topics for input and discussion from the public and the Commission:

PDF Presentation

        a. Analysis of 2019 Enforcement Trends

        b. Summary of Allocation of Enforcement Division Resources - 2019/2020

        c. Review of Authority for Penalties and Resolutions - 2019/2020

        d. Review of Criteria for Warning Letters and “Streamline” Cases (18360.1 and 18360.2)

        e. Summary of Roadblocks and Challenges Confronting Enforcement in Its Efforts to Enforce the PRA

        f. Discussion of Legislative Proposals for the 2020 Legislative Session

        g. Discussion of Regulatory Proposals for 2020

        h. Discussion of 2020 Priorities and Challenges for the Enforcement Division

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.