FPPC Hearing Summary, January 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

January 18, 2018


Jay Wierenga, FPPC

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Below is a summary of the actions of the Fair Political Practices Commission during its monthly hearing. The meeting agenda can be found on our website at www.fppc.ca.gov

Roll: Chair Remke and Commissioners Audero, Cardenas, Hatch and Hayward were in attendance. 

Item 2: Minutes from December 2017 Commission Hearing. Approved 3-0. 

Item 3, 22: Enforcement Actions. Pulled from agenda. 

Item 4: Enforcement Actions. Approved 4-0. 

Item 5-21: Enforcement Actions. Approved 5-0. 

Item 23: Assignment of Hearing to Administrative Law Judge (ALJ): In the Matter of Juan Sandoval Elect for County Superintendent of Schools 2014, Juan Sandoval and Vangie Urias; FPPC No. 14/434. Pulled from agenda. 

Item 24: Adoption of Amendment to Regulation 18535. Restrictions on Contributions Between State Candidates. Approved 4-1. 

Item 25: Adoption of Amendments to Regulations 18401, 18420.1, 18432.5, 18440, 18450.4, 18531.10, 18533, 18901.1 to incorporate AB 249. Withheld 18401 from vote until February 2018. Approved 5-0. 

Item 26: The Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, Additional Questions by Commissioners. 

Item 27: Letter Regarding Closure of Eric Lucan Matter, Case 16/284.Challenge of item being an action item rather than information item. Challenge approved 3-2. Motion to revise closure letter to include language related to insufficient evidence to support the allegation of the complaint failed 2-3. Motion for Enforcement to clarify the closure letter as not a conviction failed 2-3. 

Item 28: Executive Staff Reports. Information item. Accepted as submitted. 

Item 29: Proposed Future Agenda Items. Information item.