Final Adjudications Issued – Free library of Philadelphia Foundation, Beaver Investments, LLC


Order No. 152-SL
Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation
Registered Principal
Philadelphia, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, in its capacity as a principal registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State (“Department of State”) under principal registration number “P01056,” failed to timely file quarterly expense reports with the Department of State for the third quarter of 2021 as required by Section 13A05 of Pennsylvania’s lobbying disclosure law (“Lobbying Disclosure Law”), 65 Pa.CS § 13A05.

2. The transgressions of the Lobbying Disclosure Law outlined paragraph in 1 immediately above are deemed to be negligent in nature.

3. Pursuant to Section 13A09(c) of the Lobbying Disclosure Law, 65 Pa.CS § 13A09(c), and the Consent Agreement of the parties, this Commission hereby levies one administrative penalty against Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation in the total amount of $9,000.00 for its delinquent third quarter 2021 expense reports.

4. To the extent it has not already done so, Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is ordered to pay the aforesaid administrative penalty in the total amount of $9,000.00 to be made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission by no later than six (6) months after the mailing date of this order.

5. Noncompliance with Paragraph 4 of this Order will result in the Commission initiating appropriate enforcement action(s).


Order No. 153-SL
Beaver Investments, LLC.
Registered Principal
Blair County, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Beaver Investments, LLC, in its capacity as a principal registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State (“Department of State”) under principal registration number “P63222,” failed to timely file quarterly expense reports with the Department of State for the third quarter of 2021 as required by Section 13A05 of Pennsylvania’s lobbying disclosure law (“Lobbying Disclosure Law”), 65 Pa.CS § 13A05.

2. The transgressions of the Lobbying Disclosure Law outlined paragraph in 1 immediately above are deemed to be negligent in nature.

3. Pursuant to Section 13A09(c) of the Lobbying Disclosure Law, 65 Pa.CS § 13A09(c), and the Consent Agreement of the parties, this Commission hereby levies one administrative penalty against Beaver Investments, LLC in the total amount of $10,000.00 for its delinquent third quarter 2021 expense reports.

4. To the extent it has not already done so, Beaver Investments, LLC is ordered to pay the aforesaid administrative penalty in the total amount of $10,000.00 to be made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this order.

5. Noncompliance with Paragraph 4 of this Order will result in the Commission initiating appropriate enforcement action(s).

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