Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capital Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

9:30 a.m. Convene | Citizen Comments/Concerns | Commissioner Comments/Concerns | Minutes
  • Meeting Minutes - April 28, 2016 Regular Commission Meeting

Presenter: Chair Asay

9:35 a.m. Training

C1 and C1pc registration forms

Presenter: Chip Beatty

10:05 a.m. Lobbyist Demonstration

Presenter: James Gutholm

10:25 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Reporting Modification (New)
Aaron Chad Allred – Superior Court Judge, King County Superior Court Dept. 34

Presenter: Jennifer Hansen

10:50 a.m. Follow Up From Prior Meetings
  • Letter from Legislators regarding Freedom Foundation

    Presenter: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

11:05 a.m. Strategic Plan
  • Preliminary Ideas for 2017 Legislative Package
  • Discussion of Format of Commission Meeting Materials

    Presenter: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

12:00 p.m. Executive Session/Working Lunch
Discussion of matters allowed in executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, including but not limited to
discussion of enforcement matters, pending and potential litigation with legal counsel, and review of performance of public employees. Possible action regarding pending litigation, or other matters properly discussed during executive session, will be taken following the executive session.
1:00 p.m. Enforcement


PDC Case 735 | PDC staff alleges that: (1) National Rifle Association of America: Washingtonians Opposed to I-594, a political committee registered with the PDC, allegedly violated RCW 42.17A.235 and 42.17A.240 by failing to timely file reports disclosing contribution and expenditure activities undertaken by the committee in opposition to I-594; and (2) National Rifle Association of America, a lobbyist employer registered with the PDC allegedly violated RCW 42.17A.630 by failing to timely file a Monthly Lobbyist Employer Contribution reports (L-3c report) disclosing contributions made of more than $100 to support or oppose a statewide ballot proposition.

Report to Commission:

PDC Case 13-016 | Staff is recommending the Commission send a letter to Attorney General’s Office dismissing a 45-Day Citizen Action Complaint (Complaint) filed on September 27, 2012 against National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)-National; NORML Laws -Washington; and National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws - Pierce County alleging the entities failed to register and report as political committees in support of I-502, concerning legalization of marijuana.

Request for Reconsideration:

PDC Case 16-015 | Michael Cusick, an Fire Commissioner for Okanogan Fire District No. 3, is seeking a reconsideration by the Commission of a final order entered in an Enforcement Hearing before the Full Commission in PDC Case No. 16-015 for failing to file the annual Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report).

1:30 p.m. Process Review Update
  • Next topic: Final process and file closing (Enforcement)
  • Future items for review

Presenters: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

James Gutholm

Lori Anderson

1:40 p.m. Staff Reports
  • Executive Director
  • Compliance
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Customer Service

    Presenters: Evelyn Fielding Lopez

    James Gutholm

    Lori Anderson

The Commission may deliberate in closed session on any enforcement matter on this agenda, or any matters listed in RCW 42.30.140.

Meeting Minutes