Ticket Number: 
42973
Complainant: 
Norm Smith
Respondent: 
Citizens Against Newport Silicon Smelter (CANSS)
Created Date: 
November 13, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with No Evidence of Violations
Description: 

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.