Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-417
Request that the Board waive the $1,000 and $1,000 campaign finance late fees assessed against Leslie Draper, III, a candidate for Mayor, Town of Simmesport, Avoyelles Parish, in the November 8, 2016 election, whose 10-G and 2016 Supplemental campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 77 and 69 days late, respectively.
Leslie Draper, III asks for forgiveness of the late fees and for mercy from the Ethics Board.

ELECTION: November 8, 2016
TYPE OF REPORT: 10-G & 2016 Supplemental
DAYS LATE: 77, 69
ASSESSED FEE: $1,000, $1,000
REPORTS DUE: November 30, 2016 and February 15, 2017

REPORTS FILED: February 15, 2017 and April 25, 2017

ACTIVITY REPORTED: 10-G - $2,550 in Receipts, $2,538.89 in Disbursements and $11.61 in Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period

2016 SUPP - $0 activity


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 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.
Decline to waive for the 10-G report.

Suspend all but $100 based on future compliance for the 2016 supplemental report. The late fee must be paid within 30 days or the suspended portion becomes due and owing.

Assigned Attorney: Jennifer Land
2017-417 Waiver Request
2017-417- Waiver Request with Attachmeents