FPPC Hearing Summary, April 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

April 16, 2020


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, Hayward, and Wilson were in attendance.

Item 2: Minutes from February 2020 Commission Hearing. Approved 5-0.

Item 3: Minutes from April 2, 2020 Commission Hearing. Approved 5-0.

Items 4-20: Enforcement Actions. Approved 5-0.

Item 21: Assignment of Hearing to Administrative Law Judge (ALJ): In the Matter of Rossana Mitchell-Arrieta for Chino Hills City Council 2016, Rossana Mitchell-Arrieta for Chino Hills City Council 2018, Rossana Mitchell-Arrieta, and Frank Arrieta; FPPC No. 17/462. Item will move forward at ALJ Hearing.

Item 22: Prenotice Discussion of Proposed Repeal and Adoption of Regulation 18707 Disclosure Requirements. Discussion item.

Item 23: Amendment of Regulation 18531; Return of Excessive Contributions. Motion to approve with edits suggested by Commissioner Hatch. Approved 5-0.

Item 24: Adoption of Regulation 18310.1 – Public Participation at Meetings. Motion to edit allowable minutes of participation. Motion tied 2-2 with Commissioner Wilson abstaining. Motion to approve as written Approved 5-0.

Item 25: Approval of Commissioner Compensation Request. Approved 5-0.

Item 26: Update on Digital Transparency Task Force. Discussion item.

Item 27: Update on Enforcement Transparency Portal. Discussion item.

Item 28: Legislative Development. Motion to approve the four position recommendations by the Law and Policy Committee. Approved 5-0.

Item 29: Committee Updates. Chair Miadich gave an update on the Law and Policy Committee meeting and the Budget and Staffing Committee meeting.

Item 30: Advice Letter Report. Accepted as submitted.

Item 31: Executive Staff Reports. Accepted as submitted.

Item 32: Closed Session. Pending Litigation.

Item 33: Closed Session. Personnel Item.

Item 34: Commissioner Comments and Proposed Future Agenda Items.