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February 1, 2010

After the jump see a list of the California lawmakers who have agreed to pay fines for not reporting gifts received from lobbyist employers in 2008.

Assembly Speaker Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, $600 fine, for failing to report three dinners – from AT&T, $113; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94; and from Chevron Corp., $59.

Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, $600 fine – concert tickets from Verizon, $300; a meal from Medtronic Inc., $190; and golfing fees from the California Cable and Telecommunications Assoc., $250.

Assemblyman Martin Garrick, R-Solana Beach, $600 fine – a concert ticket from Sempra Energy, $146; a dinner from Boeing Co., $124; and a buffet luncheon from Oak Tree Racing Assoc., $105.

Assemblywoman Lori Saldana, D-San Diego, $600 fine – three dinners – from Bank of America, $111; Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94; and California Manufacturers and Technology Assoc, $78.

Assemblywoman Wilmer Carter, D-Rialto, $200 fine – dinner from Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Sen. Dave Cox, R-Fair Oaks, $400 fine – two gifts – a Holiday Bowl college football game, with ticket and beverages by Pacific Life Insurance Co., $390; and food and beverages from California Professional Firefighters, $101.

Assemblywoman Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, $400 fine – two dinners – from Bank of America, $111; and from U.S. Borax, $100.

Sen. Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego, $400 fine – a dinner from Bank of America, $111; and a hotel room from Consumer Attorneys of California, $152.

Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, $400 fine – two gifts from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians – tickets to a George Lopez concert, $110; and a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblyman Pedro Nava, D-Santa Barbara, $400 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Bank of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94, and a reception by Bank of America, $74.

Sen. George Runner, R-Lancaster, $400 fine – two gifts by the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians – tickets to concerts by Keith Urban and George Strait, $116 total.

Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, $400 fine – hotel accommodations for a Senate Democratic Caucus paid by Consumer Attorneys of California and Northern California Carpenters Regional Council Small Contributor Committee, $152 apiece.

Sen. Sam Aanestad, R-Penn Valley, $200 fine – a George Strait concert ticket from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $56.

Assemblyman Anthony Adams, R-Hesperia, $200 fine – a gift of airport parking and shuttle service from the city of Los Angeles, $100.

Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, D-Salinas, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblyman Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, $200 fine – a George Strait concert ticket from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $56.

Assemblyman Joe Coto, D-San Jose, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblyman Hector De La Torre, D-South Gate, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Sen. Robert Dutton, R-Rancho Cucamonga, $200 fine – food and drink from California Professional Firefighters, $101.

Assemblyman Bill Emmerson, R-Redlands, $200 fine – a reception by several lumber and forestry associations, $64.

Assemblyman Mike Eng, D-Monterey Park, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Sen. Dean Florez, D-Shafter, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $128.

Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes, D-Sylmar, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblyman Warren Furutani, D-Gardena, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, D-Castro Valley, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Assemblyman Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina, $200 fine – a dinner from the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, $94.

Sen. Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, $200 fine – a gift of airport parking and shuttle service by the city of Los Angeles, $170.

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