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Final Adjudication Issued - Urbane Development Group LTD

01/12/2024

The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission has issued

a final adjudication in the following matters under

The Lobbying Disclosure Law

           

 
HARRISBURG, PA –
 
Order No. 165-SL 
Urbane Development Group LTD
Registered Principal
Philadelphia County, PA
 
ORDER SUMMARY:
 

1.         Urbane Development Group LTD, in its capacity as a principal registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State ("Department of State") under principal registration number "P69425," violated Section 13A05 of Pennsylvania's lobbying disclosure law ("Lobbying Disclosure Law"), 65 Pa.C.S. § 13A05, when it failed to timely file with the Department of State either a quarterly expense report or statement of failure to meet the reporting threshold for the second quarter of 2023.

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

3.         Pursuant to Section 13A09(c) of the Lobbying Disclosure Law, 65 Pa.C.S. § 13A09(c), this Commission hereby levies one administrative penalty against Urbane Development Group LTD, in the total amount of $30,300.00, calculated as follows: $50 per day for the first ten days its second quarter 2023 expense report or statement of failure to meet the reporting threshold was delinquent, plus  $100.00 per day for the next ten days its second quarter 2023 expense report or statement of failure to meet the reporting threshold was delinquent, plus $200 per day for the remaining 144 days its second quarter 2023 expense report or statement of failure to meet the reporting threshold was delinquent (10 days x $50.00 + 10 days x $100.00 + 144 x $200.00 = $30,300.00).

4.         Urbane Development Group LTD, is ordered to pay the aforesaid administrative penalty in the total amount of $30,300.00, by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by utilizing the Commission's electronic payment system or by forwarding to this Commission a certified check or money order in the amount of $30,300.00 made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

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

 

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165-SL:  165-SL Urbane Development Group LTD (pa.gov)


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