Newly Adopted, Amended, or Repealed Regulations

The following regulations have recently been adopted, amended, or repealed by the FPPC.

Once adopted, amended, or repealed, FPPC staff forwards regulations to the Office of Administrative Law for filing with the Secretary of State. Regulations and amendments go into effect 30 days after they are filed with the Secretary of State's office, unless otherwise specified. Emergency regulations go into effect upon filing.

Newly Adopted and Amended

  • 18115. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials- Statements of Economic Interests (adopted) effective 1/22/21
  • 18115.1. Duties of the Filing Officers and Filing Officials- Paper Format Statements of Economic Interests (adopted) effective 1/22/21
  • 18115.2. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials- Electronically Filed Statements of Economic Interests (adopted) effective 1/22/21
  • 18250. Street Address (adopted), effective 10/14/20 
  • 18310.1. Public Participation at Meetings (adopted), effective 6/4/20
  • 18351. Conflict of Interest Code of the Fair Political Practices Commission (amended), effective 3/4/21
  • 18360. Complaints Filed with the Commission (adopted), effective 1/1/21
  • 18360.1. Eligibility Requirements and Considerations - Streamline and Warning Letters (amended), effective 3/24/2021 new
  • 18360.2. Penalties in Streamline Cases (amended), effective 3/24/2021 new
  • 18360.3. Eligibility Requirements and Considerations – Tier Two Streamline Program (adopted), effective 3/24/2021 new
  • 18361.1. Administrative Subpoenas (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18361.4. Probable Cause Proceedings (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18361.5. Administrative Proceedings (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18361.9. Procedure for Commission's Consideration of Proposed Decision by an Administrative Law Judge; Reconsideration (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18361.11. Default Proceedings (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18404.1. Termination and Reopening of Committees (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18402.1. Principal Officers (amended) effective 5/20/21
  • 18402.2. Limited Liability Companies (adopted), effective 8/21/20 
  • 18404.2. Administrative Termination (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18406. Short Form for Candidates or Officeholders Who Receive and Spend Less than $2,000 in a Calendar Year (amended), effective 5/20/21
  • 18410. Statement of Organization (amended), effective 5/20/21
  • 18419. Sponsored Committees (amended), effective 8/23/20 
  • 18421.4. Reporting Cumulative Amounts for State, City, and County Elections and State, City, and County Recipient Committees (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18421.5. Reporting an Expenditure for Paid Online Communications (amended), effective 1/1/22 new information
  • 18421.8. Reporting an Expenditure by a Candidate Controlled General Purpose Ballot Measure Committee (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18421.10. Reporting Contributions from Limited Liability Companies (adopted), effective 8/21/20 
  • 18422.5. Display of Lists of Top Contributors to Committees Primarily Formed for State Ballot Measures or Candidates (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18426.1. Assistant Treasurer: Duties and Liability (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18427.1. Notification to Contributors of Filing Obligations (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18428. Reporting of Contributions and Independent Expenditures Required to be Aggregated (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18431. Reporting of Expenditures by an Agent or Independent Contractor (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18435.5. Slate Mailer Requirements (amended), effective 9/15/21
  • 18438.5. Aggregated Contributions Under Section 84308 (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18450.1. Definitions. Advertisement Disclosure (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18450.3. Top Contributor Disclosure for Affiliated Entities (amend), effective 10/14/20
  • 18450.4. Video and Television Advertisement Disclosure (amended), effective 1/1/22 new information
  • 18450.6. Disclosure on Advertisements in Languages Other than English (adopted), effective 9/15/21
  • 18450.7. Disclosure for Advertisements in Formats Not Specifically Addressed (adopted), effective 9/15/21
  • 18450.8. Disclosure for Advertisements on Listening Applications that are Both Audio and Visual (adopted), effective 9/15/21
  • 18450.9. Website Advertisements and Third-Party Social Media Advertisements (adopted), effective 1/1/22 new information
  • 18450.11. Spokesperson Disclosure (amended), effective 9/15/21
  • 18465. Disclosure of Lobbying Entity Identification Numbers (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18521. Establishment of Separate Controlled Committee for Each Campaign Account (amended) amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18521.5. Ballot Measure Committees Controlled by Candidates for Elective State, City, or County Office (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18523.1. Written Solicitation for Contributions (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18530.2. Transfer of Funds Raised Prior to Proposition 34 and Assembly Bill 571 Limits (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18530.4. Legal Defense Funds-State Candidates and Officers (amended), effective 10/14/20 
  • 18530.45. Legal Defense Funds-Local Candidates and Officers (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18530.8. Personal Loans (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18531. Returning of Excessive Contributions (amended), effective 6/4/20
  • 18531.2. Refunding General Election Contributions (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18531.5. Recall Elections (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18531.61. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18531.62. Elected State Officeholder Bank Accounts (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18531.63. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After a City or County Election for Offices Subject to AB 571– Prior to January 1, 2021 (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18531.64. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After a City or County Election (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18535. Restrictions on Contributions Between Candidates (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18536. Transfer and Attribution of Contributions (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18537.1. Carry Over of Contributions (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18545. Contribution Limit and Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Amounts (amended), effective 1/1/21  new information
  • 18601. Withdrawal of Lobbyist Certification or Lobbying Firm Registration (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18611. Lobbyist Reporting (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18613. Reporting by Lobbying Firms (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18616. Reports by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18616.4 Reports by Lobbying Coalitions Which Are Lobbyist Employers; Reports by Member of Lobbying Coalitions (amended), effective 5/24/21
  • 18700. Basic Rule and Guide to Conflict of Interest Regulation (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18702.1. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest In Business Entity (adopted), effective 9/25/20
  • 18703. Public Generally Exception (amended), effective 11/18/20
  • 18707. Disqualification Requirements (adopted), effective 8/22/20 
  • 18720. Annual Statements of Economic Interests; 2020 Emergency Filing Date Extension (adopted), effective 4/6/20
  • 18723.1. Statements of Economic Interests: Public Officials with Multiple Positions (adopted), effective 1/22/21
  • 18729. Leasehold Interests-Value, Disclosure (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18730. Provisions of Conflict of Interest Code (amended) effective 1/1/21
  • 18732.5. Statements of Economic Interests from Filers of Abolished Agencies (amended), effective 1/22/21
  • 18735. Change of Position or Disclosure Category Within Same Agency (amended), effective 1/22/21
  • 18754. Statements of Economic Interest (Members of Boards or Commissions); When and Where to File (amended), effective 1/22/21
  • 18940.2. Gift Limit Amount (amended), effective 1/1/21
  • 18941. Receipt, Promise, Acceptance and Return of Gift (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18943. Gift to Official Through Family Member (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18951. Surplus Funds, Defined (amended), amend 2/18/21 new information
  • 18992. Terms Used in Section 90001 (amended), effective 10/14/20
  • 18998. Commission Audits and Investigations (amend) effective 10/14/20

 

Recently Repealed

  • 18115. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials- Statements of Economic Interests (repeal), effective 1/22/21
  • 18116. Reports and Statements; Filing Dates (repeal), effective 10/14/20
  • 18117. Duties of FiIling Officers and FiIling Officials-Effect of Non-Compliance on Filing and Disclosure Obligations (repeal), effective, 10/14/20
  • 18215.1. Contributions; When Aggregated (repeal), effective 10/14/20
  • 18229. Inclusion of Registered Domestic Partners (repeal), effective 10/14/20
  • 18360. Enforcement Complaints (repeal), effective 1/1/21
  • 18421.2. Street Address (repeal), effective 10/14/20
  • 18422.5. Top Contributor Disclosure by Committee Primarily Formed for State Ballot Measures or Candidates (repeal), effective 5/24/21
  • 18465.1. Verification of Online Filers (repeal), effective 5/24/21
  • 18707. Disqualification Requirements (repeal), effective 8/22/20 
  • 18996. Scope of Audits and Investigations (repeal), effective 10/14/20