Case #38794
Respondent name: William Burkett
Complainant name: PDC Staff

Pursuant to the brief enforcement hearing (brief adjudicative proceeding) notice sent to 
William Burkett on October 15, 2018, a brief adjudicative proceeding was held on 
October 25, 2018, in Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, 711 Capitol Way, Olympia, 
Washington, to consider whether the Respondent violated RCW 42.17 A. 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 Blackhorn-Delph, Compliance 
Coordinator. The Respondent did not participate in the hearing or submit any written 

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. 
2. The Respondent violated RCW 42.17 A.700 by failing to file the F-1 report by April 
16, 2018.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Respondent is assessed a civil penalty of $500, 
in accordance with the F-1 penalty schedule set forth in WAC 390-37-143, payable 
within 30 days of the date of the Order. 

It is further ordered that the Respondent: 
1. Pay the $500 civil penalty within 30 days of the date of this Order. 
2. "Cease and desist" from failing to file the required PDC reports in accordance 
with RCW 42.17A.755(4). 
3. File the missing F-1 report disclosing financial activity for calendar year 2017 
within 30 days of the date of this Order. 

In the event the Respondent fails to pay the $500 civil penalty within 30 days of the date 
of the Order, PDC staff is directed to refer the matter to the Department of Enterprise 
Services (DES) for collection of the amount owed.

Disposition: Violation Found by Commission (Resolved 11/20/2018)
Date opened: 08/08/2018
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.700

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