California’s FPPC to Hold Interested Persons’ Meeting - State and Federal Communications

July 5, 2011  •  

California’s FPPC to Hold Interested Persons’ Meeting

Seal of the State of CaliforniaThe Commission will discuss “behested payments” and examine the scenario where a public official’s name is listed on the letterhead of a fundraising letter for a nonprofit organization, but neither the official nor any person on his or her staff acts as an agent to solicit donations on behalf of the official.

The commission will also discuss a proposed regulation regarding the use of text messages to raise funds through low dollar contributions.

Lastly, the commission will be discussing a proposed regulation that would allow terminated committees to receive a refund and legally transfer the refund to a new committee without having to reopen the terminated committee so long as both committees report the transaction.

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