FPPC Hearing Summary, September 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2018
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jay Wierenga, FPPC
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 Germond, Commissioners Cardenas, Hatch and Hayward were in attendance.
Item 2: Minutes from August 2018 Commission Hearing. Approved 4-0.
Item 3: Presentation by Los Angeles Ethics Commission.
Items 4-36: Enforcement Actions. Approved 4-0.
Items 38-40: Assignment to ALJ hearing. Approved 4-0.
Item 41: Enforcement Review Task Force. Information item.
Item 42: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency. Motion to adopt option 1. Approved 3-1.
Item 43: Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Wash. v. FEC, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130774. Information item.
Item 44: In re Kaufman Opinion Request. Motion to approve option B. Approved 4-0.
Item 45: Committee Updates. Information item.
Item 46: Legislative Update. No action by Commission.
Item 47: Legislation Development Schedule. Approved 4-0.
Item 48: Advice Letter Report and Commission Review. No action by Commission
Item 49: Executive Staff Reports. Accepted as submitted.
Item 50: Commissioner Comments and Proposed Future Agenda Items.
Item 51: Commission reported out of closed session they will adopt the ALJ proposed decision.
Item 52: Commission reported out of closed session they will not move further in pending litigation.
Item 53: Closed session personnel item.
Item 54: Commission reported out of closed session to use the legal services of the Attorney General’s office.