Case #38787
Respondent name: Hector Garza
Complainant name: PDC Staff

Pursuant to the brief enforcement hearing (brief adjudicative proceeding) notice sent to 
HECTOR GARZA on August 16, 2018, A brief adjudicative proceeding was held on 
September 24, 2018, in Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, 711 Capitol Way, 
Olympia, Washington, to consider whether the Respondent violated RCW 42.17A.700 by 
failing to file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report) as an incumbent official, 
which was due to be filed not later than April 16, 2018, disclosing financial activities for 
calendar year 2017. 

The hearing was held in accordance with Chapters 34.05 RCW and 42.17 A RCW and 
Chapter 390-37 WAC. Commission Chair Anne Levinson was the Presiding Officer. 
The Commission staff was represented by Fox Blackhom-Delph, Compliance 
Coordinator. At that hearing, HECTOR GARZA was found in violation of RCW 
42.17A.700 and assessed a penalty of $250, which Commission staff requested be 
reconsidered by the Commission Chair, due to new information not available at the time 
of the original hearing. The Respondent did not participate in the hearing or submit any written materials.

Having considered the evidence, the Presiding Officer finds as follows:

1. This matter was duly and properly convened and all jurisdictional, substantive, and 
procedural requirements have been satisfied.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Initial Order entered October 4, 2018 is 

Disposition: Case Closed with No Evidence of Violations (Resolved 12/03/2018)
Date opened: 08/08/2018
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.700

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