FPPC Hearing Summary, November 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

November 18, 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 October 2021 Commission Hearing. Approved 4-0, with Commissioner Cardenas not yet in attendance.

Item 3: Administrative Adjudication. Oral argument.

Item 4: Closed Session.

Items 5,6,8: Enforcement Action. Approved 5-0.

Item 7: Enforcement Action. Pulled from the agenda.

Item 9: Adoption of Proposed Regulatory Changes Permitting the Use of Secure Electronic Signatures. Motion to approve language submitted by UC Legal. Approved 5-0.

Item 10: Adoption of the 2021/2022 Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700. Approved 5-0.

Item 11: Adoption of Proposed Regulation Related to Amplification of Online Communications. Motion to adopt with highlighted additions. Approved 5-0.

Item 12: Adoption of Amendments to Recordkeeping Requirements for Lobbyists, Lobbying Firms, and Lobbyist Employers. Motion to adopt with changes outlined by Legal Division. Approved 5-0.

Item 13: Legislative Development. Motion to adopt legislative proposals 2-3, 5-10. Approved 5-0. Motion to adopt legislative proposal 1. Approved 4-1, with Commissioner Baker voting no. Motion to adopt legislative proposal 4. Approved 4-1, with Commissioner Wilson voting no.

Item 14: FY 2021-2022 First Quarter Expenditure Report. Accepted as submitted.

Item 15: Executive Staff Reports. Accepted as submitted.

Item 16: Commissioner Comments and Proposed Future Agenda Items.