Board Bulletin

Board Bulletin: Five Simple Steps to Conquering the Form 700 - Issue #14

Caitlin O'Halloran Hellar

Governance & Policy Specialist

Category: Governance
February 23, 2024

In the aftermath of Watergate (1974), CA voters passed Prop 9, known as the Political Reform Act. At the same time, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) was created to administer and enforce this landmark ethics law. Subsequently, Form 700 was generated as a mandatory FPPC reporting tool and has been required of elected state officers, judges, state board and commission members, legislative staffers, and traditional school board members (among others) for decades...