Ticket Number: 
40372
Complainant: 
James Lazar
Respondent: 
No on 1631
Created Date: 
September 7, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with Written Warning
Description: 

The complaint alleged that the No on 1631 Committee Sponsored by Western States Petroleum Association violated RCW 42.17A.240 and WAC 390-16-037 by failing to provide a detailed description of an expenditure made to Amplified Strategies on a Campaign Summary Receipts and Expenditure reports (C-4 report) filed Aug. 10, 2018. 

On September 12, 2018, the Committee filed an amended C-4 for July of 2018. 

Pursuant to WAC to WAC 390-37-060(1) the No on 1631 Committee Sponsored by Western States Petroleum Association will receive a formal written warning concerning the failure to comply with the legal requirement.

The formal written warning will include staff's expectation the No on 1631 Committee Sponsored by Western States Petroleum Association files timely and complete reports for the remainder of the 2018 election cycle, including the complete breakdown for all Committee expenditures. The Commission will consider the formal written warning in deciding on further Commission action if there are future violations of PDC laws or rules.