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The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) held its November meeting, approving many changes for 2023. The FPPC raised the annual gift limit to $590 and clarified the phrase “arrange for the making of a gift.” The FPPC also expanded […]

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October 19, 2021  •  

FPPC Proposes New Rule Changes

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The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has announced that on November 18 the commission will consider proposed regulations concerning electronic signatures and lobbying record keeping. The FPPC seeks to clarify an “original” filing can be made with an electronic signature. […]

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The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) issued an opinion finding the state’s new limits on contributions to local candidates passed in Assembly Bill 571 for jurisdictions that otherwise do not have a limit are not aggregated with contributions made […]

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has expanded a ban on political consultants lobbying him and his administration to include unpaid advisers, based on recommendations from the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). No consultant, whether paid or not, will be permitted to leverage […]

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The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has issued an advisory encouraging people subject to lobbying registration and reporting requirements to continue to make the best efforts to timely file all legally required reports and statements. However, it may be […]

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Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) is allowing a 60-day extension for those required to file a 2019 annual Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700). This two-month extension means forms normally due on April […]

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The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) announced the formation of a Digital Transparency Task Force. The purpose of this group is to address the issues surrounding political advertising through social media and other digital outlets. The Digital Transparency Task […]

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On December 19, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will consider proposed amendments to the materiality standard in both Regulations 18702.4 and 18702.5. The proposed amendment to Regulation 18702.4 would set the appropriate materiality standards for economic interests in sources […]

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On November 15, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will consider proposed regulations to make biennial cost of living adjustments to campaign contribution and gift limits that will apply from January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2020. The proposed […]

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California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will consider a proposed regulation to further clarify the definition of “lobbyist” at a public hearing set for July 21, 2016. The proposed regulation would create a rebuttable presumption that all compensation from a […]

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On November 19, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will consider a proposed regulation concerning the procedures for notification of enforcement complaints. The proposals to be heard at the public hearing will include a revised policy for media and […]

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September 24, 2013  •  

Senate Confirms FEC Nominees

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