FPPC Hearing Summary, August 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

August 24, 2021


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 Baker, Cardenas, Wilson, and Wood were in attendance.

Item 2: Minutes from July 2021 Commission Hearing. Approved 5-0.

Item 3 & 5: Enforcement Action. Approved 5-0.

Item 4: Enforcement Action. Approved 4-0, with Chair Miadich recused.

Item 6: Prenotice Discussion of Proposed Regulation 18424.3 Behested Payment Reporting. Donor Advised Funds. Discussion item.

Item 7: Prenotice Discussion of Proposed Regulations Related Recordkeeping Requirements for Lobbyists, Lobbying Firms, and Lobbyist Employers. Discussion item.

Item 8: Adoption of Amendments to Existing Regulations and a Proposed New Regulation Concerning Electronic Advertisements and Online Content. Approved 5-0.

Item 9: Digital Transparency Task Force Report and Recommendations. Motion to transmit to the Legislature and Governor. Approved 5-0.

Item 10: 2021/2022 Budget. Information item.

Item 11: Committee Updates. Chair Miadich gave an update on the Law and Policy and Public Outreach and Technology Committee meetings.

Item 12: Legislative Update. Information item.

Item 13: Executive Staff Reports. Accepted as submitted.

Item 14: Commissioner Comments and Proposed Future Agenda Items. Commissioner Baker would like a discussion on alternative ways for the Commission to look at check box contributions.