Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-495
Request that the Board waive the $602 and $400 campaign finance late fees assessed against Lennon "Butch" Whitney, in his capacity as a candidate for Alderman, District D, Town of Delhi in Richland Parish (Pop. 2,919), in the March 25, 2017 election, for the late filing of his 30-P and 10-P campaign finance reports which were filed 32 and 12 days late, respectively.
Lennon B. Whitney states he was taking care of his uncle and step-mother from January through March 25, 2017 who were both sick with cancer. He states that during this time he was traveling back and forth to hospitals and completely forgot to file the two reports.

ELECTION: March 25, 2017
TYPES OF REPORT: 30-P and 10-P
DAYS LATE: 32 and 12
ASSESSED FEE: $602 and $400
REPORTS DUE: February 23, 2017 and March 15, 2017
REPORTS FILED: March 27, 2017 and March 27, 2017
ACTIVITY REPORTED:30-P: $602 in Receipts, $258.27 in Disbursements and $343.73 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period

10-P $0 in Receipts, $239.70 in Disbursements and $104.03 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period


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.
Suspend all for the 30-P and 10-P reports based on future compliance.

Assigned Attorney: Jennifer Land
2017-495 Waiver Request
2017-495- Requested Documentation