FPPC Hearing Summary, July 18, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

July 18, 2019


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 Miadich and Commissioners Cardenas, Hatch, and Hayward were in attendance.

Item 2: Minutes from June 2019 Commission Hearing. Approved 4-0.

Items 3: Enforcement Item. Motion to approve and send the matter to the local District Attorney office. Approved 4-0.

Items 4-9: Enforcement Actions. Approved 4-0.

Item 10: Enforcement Notice.

Item 11: Local Jurisdiction Contract Update. Motion to approved proposed San Bernardino County contract. Approved 4-0. Motion to bring template for other jurisdictions back to future meeting. Approved 4-0.

Item 12: Approval of Commissioner Compensation Request. Approved 4-0.

Item 13: Prenotice Discussion of Proposed Amendment of Regulation 18422 and Adoption of Regulation 18422.1, Multipurpose Organization Recordkeeping Discussion item.

Item 14: Repeal and Adoption of Regulation 18702.1. Motion to have high and low thresholds. Approved 4-0. Motion to continue with staff recommendations on thresholds. Approved 4-0.

Item 15: Repeal and Adoption of Regulation 18702.3. Motion to have high and low thresholds and to continue with staff recommendations on thresholds. Approved 4-0.

Item 16: Public Generally Conflict of Interest Exception. Motion to hold and Interested Person’s meeting for Public Generally and to bring back public suggestions to a future Commission Meeting. Approved 4-0.

Item 17: Discussion of Memorandum Regarding Remote Participation in Meetings by Commissioners. Discussion Item.

Item 18: Committee Updates. Information item.

Item 19: Legislative Update. Motion to Support AB 571. Approved 3-1. Motion to change position to Support on AB 201. Approved 4-0. Motion to change position on AB 1217 to Oppose Unless Amended. Approved 3-1.

Item 20: Advice Letter Report. Accepted as submitted.

Item 21: Executive Staff Reports. Accepted as submitted.

Item 22: Closed Session. Pending Litigation (Gov. Code § 11126(e)(1)).

Item 23: Commissioner Comments and Proposed Future Agenda Items. Commissioner Hayward asked that Staff look into tightening current law in respect to behested payments.