The complaint alleged Partnering for Spokane's Future PAC (Committee) a 2018 election-year only committee formed to support Proposition No. 1, the City of Spokane Public Library General Obligation Bond measure, may have violated RCW 42.17A.240 by failing to timely and accurately report expenditure detail on Summary Full Campaign Contribution and Expenditure (C-4) reports.
Based on PDC findings, and the fact the Committee made good faith efforts to comply with the reporting requirements of RCW 42.17A.240 concerning expenditures undertaken by the campaign on their C-4 reports, the public was not deprived of critical information as the dates, amounts, and purposes of the expenditures were disclosed, staff has determined, in this instance, the failure to timely and accurately report expenditure detail does not amount a violation warranting further investigation. PDC staff is reminding Partnering for Spokane's Future PAC about the importance of filingtimely, accurate and complete reports in accordance with PDC laws and rules. Based on this information, the PDC finds that no further action is warranted and has dismissed this matter in accordance with RCW 42.17A.755(1).Disposition: Case Closed with Reminder (Resolved 11/16/2020)