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Docket No. 13-906
 
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RE:
Request that the Board waive the $600 campaign finance late fee assessed against Philip Capitano, a candidate for Mayor, City of Kenner in the March 27, 2010 election, whose 2012 Supplemental campaign finance disclosure report was filed 14 days late.
Comments:
ELECTION: March 27, 2010


TYPE OF REPORT: Supplemental


DAYS LATE: 14


ASSESSED FEE: $600


REPORT DUE: February 15, 2013


REPORT FILED: March 1, 2013


ACTIVITY REPORTED: $0 in receipts, $0 in disbursements, and $2,415.40 funds on hand


OTHER LATE FILINGS: 3


10-P in connection with April 6, 2002 election, filed 20 days late $800 fine paid

SUPP in connection with April 1, 2006 election, filed 8 days late $480 fine paid

SUPP in connection with March 27, 2010 election filed 8 days late $480 fine paid

Facts:
In connection with his request that the Board waive the late fees assessed for the late filing of the report, Mr. Philip Rebowe, CPA for Philip Capitano states that they were unaware that candidate's reports had to be filed for accounts with no activity and a minimal balance.

Law:
18:1505.4.A(1) Any candidate, the treasurer or chairman of a political committee, or any other person required to file any reports under this Chapter, who knowingly fails to file or who knowingly fails to timely file any such reports as are required by this Chapter may be assessed a civil penalty as provided in R.S.42:1157 for each day until such report is filed. 18:1484.(2)(b). Each candidate for any other public office shall file reports of contributions in excess of two hundred dollars in the aggregate during the aggregating period.
Recommendations:
Decline to waive.
Assigned Attorney: Aneatra Boykin
 
 
ATTACHMENTS:
Description:
2013-906- Waiver Request