Ticket Number: 
Norm Smith
Citizens Against Newport Silicon Smelter (CANSS)
Created Date: 
November 13, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with No Evidence of Violations

The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has completed its review of the complaint filed by Norman Smith on October 29, 2018. The complaint alleged that Citizens Against Newport Silicon Smelter - CANSS may have violated RCW 42.17A.205, .235 & .305 by failing to register as a political committee and report contributions, expenditures & electioneering communications.Based on our findings, staff has determined that in this instance, no evidence supports a finding of a violation warranting further investigation.The PDC has dismissed the matter and will not be conducting a more formal investigation into your complaint or pursuing further enforcement action in this case.