Regular Commission Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 9:30am

Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capital Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

Meeting Agenda: 
9:30 AM - I. Citizen Comments/Concerns | Commissioner Comments/Concerns | Minutes

Approval of:

Regular meeting minutes of August 22, 2013

Special meeting minutes of September 10, 2013

Presenter - Chair Ranade

9:35 AM - IV. Rulemaking

Adjusting dollar amounts in RCW 42.17A:

Discussion and possible approval of draft proposed language to amend:

  • WAC 390-05-400  Changes in Dollar Amounts
  • WAC 390-16-050  Forms for Contributions and Expenditures of Out-of-State Political Committees

Lobbyist Forms:

Discussion and possible approval of draft proposed language to amend:

  • WAC 390-20-0101 Forms for Lobbyist Registration
  • WAC 390-20-020  Forms for Lobbyist Report of Expenditures

Expenditure Codes:

Continued discussion - possible updates to:

  • WAC 390-16-041  Forms - Summary of Total Contributions and Expenditures

Presenter - Lori Anderson

10:05 AM - V. Social Media - Continued from Retreat

Social Media - Continued from Retreat

Presenters - Nancy Krier; Michael Smith

10:35 AM - VI. Draft 2013-15 Strategic Plan - Retreat Follow-Up

Draft 2013-15 Strategic Plan - Retreat Follow-Up

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

11:05 AM - Break
11:15 AM - VII. Supplemental Budget Request

 

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

11:30 AM - VIII. FY13 Annual Report

Presenters - Jana Greer; Lori Anderson

11:45 AM - IX. Reporting Modifications

New:

Lorrell D"Oliveira-Noahr, Professional Staff, Washington State Senate

Ms. D"Oliverira-Noahr is requesting a reporting modification that would exempt her from disclosing the residential address information, including street address, parcel number, and legal description for two properties she owns . 

Julia Garratt, Judge, King County Superior Court

Julia Garratt is requesting a reporting modification that would exempt her from reporting real estate, including street address, parcel number, or legal description, for two properties she owns.

Bradley Maxa, Judge, Court of Appeals, Div II

Judge Maxa is requesting a reporting modification that would exempt him from disclosing his personal residential address information, including street address, parcel number, or legal description.  He is also requesting a reporting modification that would exempt him from listing the business customers of that made payments of $10,000 or more of the law firm Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP during the previous 12 months.  

Renewal with Change:

Claire Grace, Member, Higher Education Facilities Authority

Renewal with No Change:

Frank Radford, Commissioner, Finn Hill Park & Recreation District

PresenterJennifer Hansen

12:00 PM - Executive Session/Working Lunch

Discussion of pending and potential litigation with legal counsel. Possible action regarding litigation following the executive session.​

1:00 PM - X. Enforcement

  1. Robert Jesse Hill, PDC Case No. 13-126, involving  alleged violations of: RCW 42.17A.205 by failing to file a Candidate Registration (C-1 report); and RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement  (PDC form F-1), both due within two weeks of declaring his 2013 candidacy for City Council Member for the City of Tacoma, or not later than  May 31, 2013.
     
  2. Review by Full Commission of Brief Enforcement Orders:  Brief Enforcement Hearings were held on August 1, 2013, at which the Presiding Officer found a number of 2013 candidates in violation of: (1) RCW 42.17A.205 by failing to file or timely file a Candidate Registration (C-1 report); and/or (2) RCW 42.17A.700 for failing to file or timely file a Personal Financial Affairs statement (F-1 report), both due  within two weeks of a candidate declaring their candidacy in 2013.  The following list of candidates are seeking either a review or reconsideration by the full Commission of their orders entered in after theBrief Enforcement Hearings conducted on August 1, 2013.

Presenters - Phil Stutzman; Kurt Young

2:00 PM - I. Internet Lobbying

Internet Lobbying

Background and discussion regarding possible development of Commission Interpretation.

2:20 PM - II. Staff Reports

  • Executive Director
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • General Counsel

Presenters - Andrea McNamara Doyle; Michael Smith; Nancy Krier

2:30 PM - Adjourn
Notes: 

The Commission may deliberate in closed session on any enforcement matter on this agenda, or any matters listed in RCW 42.30.140.

 

Meeting Minutes: