SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — California’s anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 campaign committee was facing $49,000 in fines for its handling and reporting of political contributions.
The enforcement staff of the state Fair Political Practices Commission proposed the fines on 18 counts against ProtectMarriage.com—Yes on 8.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley Hills
The committee failed to properly file public reports disclosing late contributions and contributions of more than $5,000. The committee also failed to properly disclose an anonymous $10,000 contribution.READ MORE: Vallejo Police Investigating Fourth Homicide Of The Year
The Fair Political Practices Commission would consider the enforcement staff recommendation on Aug. 16.
The committee had agreed to the violations and fines.MORE NEWS: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
Proposition 8, passed by voters in 2008, amends the state constitution to limit marriage to a man and a woman. It was struck down by a federal appeals court.