Deodhar, Bhaskar: Alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.700 for failure to file annual F-1 Statement of Personal Financial Affairs. (Group Enforcement 18)






PDC Staff


This matter was heard by the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission 
(Commission) on July 25, 2019, at the Public Disclosure Commission office, 711 Capitol Way, 
Room 206, Olympia, Washington. Respondent Bhaskar Deodhar requested reconsideration of 
the Commission’s Order issued on October 5, 2018, following a Brief Enforcement Hearing 
(Brief Adjudicative Proceeding) in this matter. The hearing was held in accordance with 
Chapters 34.05 and 42.17A RCW, and Chapter 390-37 WAC. 

Commissioners present were Anne Levinson, Commission Chair (presiding); David 
Ammons, Commission Vice-Chair; and Commissioners Russell Lehman, and Fred Jarrett. Also 
present were Assistant Attorney General John S. Meader representing the Commission, Assistant 
Attorney General Chad Standifer representing PDC Staff, and Fox Blackhorn-Delph, PDC 
Compliance Coordinator. Respondent Bhaskar Deodhar waived his personal appearance and submitted a written statement with evidence. The proceeding was open to the public and 

1. The Commission has jurisdiction over this proceeding pursuant to Chapter 
42.17A RCW, the State campaign finance and disclosure law; Chapter 34.05 RCW, the 
Administrative procedure Act; and Title 390 WAC. 
2. The Respondent violated RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to timely file a Personal 
Financial Affairs Statement (F-1 report), due no later than April 16, 2018, certifying 
financial activity for calendar year 2017. 

Because the Respondent has come into compliance with all financial affairs reporting 
obligations, and in recognition of the service and health issues presented by this record, the 
Respondent’s request for reconsideration is granted. This Amended Order will be the Final 
Order. The Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law entered on October 5, 2018, are affirmed. 
Of the $250 penalty assessed in the October 5, 2018 Order, $250 is suspended on the following 

1. The Respondent is in compliance with all PDC reporting requirements and commits 
no further violations of Chapter 42.17A. RCW or Title 390 WAC for a period of four 
years from the date of this Final Order. 

If the Respondent fails to comply with any of the conditions of this Final Order, the 
suspended portion of the penalty ($250) shall immediately become due without further action by 
the Commission. 

SO ORDERED this 31th day of July, 2019.


Violation Found by Commission

Date Opened

August 08, 2018

Areas of Law

RCW 42.17A.700


Total penalties: $250

Balance Due: $0


$250 (Full Amount Suspended)

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