Case #58807
Respondent name: Egan Orion
Complainant name: Darnell Hibbler

The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint Darnell Hibbler filed on October 16, 2019. Your complaint alleged that Egan Orion (Respondent) may have violated RCW 42.17A.320 for failure to provide sponsor identification on political advertising; RCW 42.17A.335 for false or defamatory statements in political advertising.

Based on these findings, staff has determined that, pursuant to WAC 390-37-061(3), to defer the complaint regarding sponsor identification to the jurisdiction of the SEEC because the alleged violation was resolved under an analogous local ordinance, and in the matter of the false or defamatory statements in political advertising staff has determined that, in this instance, insufficient evidence supports a finding of a violation that warrants further investigation. The PDC has dismissed this complaint in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1) and will not be pursing further investigation or enforcement action in this case. 

Disposition: Closed Administratively (Resolved 11/07/2019)
Date opened: 10/17/2019
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.320, RCW 42.17A.335

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