On February 14, 2020, the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) notified Scott Blonien of an alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.615 for failure to timely file one or more monthly Lobbying Expense reports (L-2 reports), disclosing lobbying activities in calendar year 2019.
John Scott Blonien completed a Statement of Understanding (SOU) and paid a $100 civil penalty in accordance with WAC 390-37-143 (Brief Enforcement Penalty Schedule), acknowledging a violation of RCW 42.17A.615 for failing to timely file the one or more monthly Lobbying Expense reports (L-2 reports), due by the 15th day of each calendar month, disclosing activity in the previous calendar month. The $100 penalty assessed resolves the allegation.
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)(a). The PDC will not conduct a more formal investigation into these allegations or take further enforcement action in this matter.Disposition: Resolved through Statement of Understanding (Resolved 03/02/2020)