Parissh Knox

Parissh Knox

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Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – March 3, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

3/5/2014 - Bribery Compliance Ethics Immigrants Public Officials Travel

California’s Democracy: Should Low-Level Felons Be Provided The Right To Vote?

According to the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, nearly six million U.S. citizens are unable to vote because of a past criminal conviction. The rules regarding the rights of ex-felons to...more

2/7/2014 - Felons Right to Vote

Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – February 3, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

2/4/2014 - Bribery Compliance Ethics Fraud Perjury

Best Practices For Compliance With SB 751 - Practical Tips for Publicly Reporting on Legislative Body Actions Taken and Votes or...

California Senate Bill 751, which went into effect January 1, requires the legislative body of a local agency to publicly report any action taken and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present. This new law...more

1/30/2014 - Election Laws Public Officials Ralph M. Brown Act

Two New Prevailing Wage Laws Aimed at Stopping "Wage Theft"

Public Agencies are Now Required to Provide Notice of Completion and/or Acceptance on All Public Works Projects to Labor Commissioner Within Five Days - Effective January 1st, two new California prevailing wage laws...more

1/29/2014 - Prevailing Wages Wage and Hour Wage Theft Wage Theft Prevention Act

Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – January 27, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

1/28/2014 - Corruption Ethics Fraud Public Employees

Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – January 13, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

1/22/2014 - Compliance Ethics Fraud White Collar Crimes

Weekly Recap Ethics News and Trends – January 20, 2014

Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more

1/22/2014 - Compliance Corruption Embezzlement Ethics Fraud Political Contributions White Collar Crimes

When are Individuals Providing Services Considered Consultants for Disclosure Purposes?

FPPC Advises When Administrative Consultants Make Governmental Decisions, or Serve in a Staff Capacity and Participate in Governmental Decisions - A recent advice letter by the Fair Political Practices Commission...more

1/6/2014 - Consultants Disclosure Requirements

Judge Orders New Election for Four Members of Palmdale City Council

Palmdale residents went to the polls on Nov. 5 and elected two new City Council members, including the city’s first African-American to hold the post. But now it’s unclear if they will have their seats for very long or even...more

12/17/2013 - Special Election Voting Rights Act

New Law Requires Public Report on Action and Vote of Each Member in Open Sessions - Changes to Brown Act Effective January 1, 2014

California Senate Bill 751, recently signed into law, will require all legislative bodies to publicly report any action taken in any meeting, and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present. The bill is...more

11/26/2013 - Legislative Process Ralph M. Brown Act Reporting Requirements

Real-Life Political Drama Provides More Questions Than Answers: BB&K's Parissh Knox Examines the Issues Raised in the Palmdale...

Palmdale, a suburb nestled in the Mojave Desert north of Los Angeles, is among a growing number of cities, community college districts, school districts and other agencies in California that are under tremendous pressure to...more

10/22/2013 - Disparate Impact Election Laws Voting Rights Act

Hope Palmdale Didn’t Throw Away Those Lawn Signs!

Just imagine how it would feel to be a voter, candidate, or an election official in Palmdale today. Yesterday, on a split decision of 2-1, the Second Appellate District of the Court of Appeal overturned the lower court’s...more

10/18/2013 - Voting Rights Voting Rights Act

FPPC to Establish Electronic Filing and Public Disclosure System for Statements of Economic Interests

Online Database will be Accessible by the Public with Minimal Redaction - Assembly Bill 409, signed by Governor Brown last week, authorizes the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to establish a...more

10/15/2013

New California Law Authorizes FPPC to Provide Advice or Opinions, Investigate and Enforce Violations of Government Code Section...

AB 1090 Will Take Effect January 1, 2014 - AB 1090, signed by Governor Brown this week, authorizes the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to investigate or initiate an administrative or civil action (including...more

10/11/2013 - Fair Political Practices Commission Public Contracts Public Employees Public Officials

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