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Commission Actions
Meeting of August 23, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.
Commission Office, 45 Memorial Circle, 2nd Floor, Augusta, Maine

Present: Walter F. McKee, Esq., Chair; Hon. Jane Amero; Margaret E. Matheson, Esq.; Michael T. Healy, Esq. 
Absent: André G. Duchette, Esq.
Staff:  Jonathan Wayne, Executive Director; Phyllis Gardiner, Counsel

 

1. Campaign Spending to Influence 2012 Election for Maine House of Representatives, District 1

The Commission met to decide whether to accept a proposed written determination concerning campaign spending to influence the 2012 general election for Maine House of Representatives, District 1.  The Commission will also consider whether to assess a civil penalty against Rep. Michael Nadeau for his acceptance of a contribution in violation of the Maine Clean Election Act.

Motion: To accept the draft determination as amended.
Made by: Mr. McKee
Seconded by: Ms. Matheson
Vote: 4-0 (motion passed)

Motion: To assess a penalty of $1,000.
Made by: Mr. McKee
Seconded by: Ms. Matheson
Vote: Withdrawn

Motion: To assess a penalty of $550.
Made by: Mr. Healy
Seconded by: Ms. Amero
Vote: Withdrawn

Motion: To assess a penalty of $700.
Made by: Mr. Healy
Seconded by: Ms. Amero
Vote: 4-0 (motion passed)