Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-600
Request that the Board waive $1,000 and $400 campaign finance late fees assessed against Jacob Colby Perry, in his capacity as a candidate for Aldermen, Town of Welsh, Jefferson Davis Parish, in the November 8, 2016 election, whose 30-P and 10-G campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 63 and 13 days late, respectively.
Jacob Colby Perry states that on January 14, 2017, his father, Jeffery Paul Perry, signed for two certified letters sent to one of his family's homes, specifically 303A E Nichols St, Welsh, LA 70591. This letter was ultimately not delivered to him. He states that as a result of the variety of his official capacities, including, but not limited to, Alderman for the Town of Welsh, a member of the United States military, a college student at McNeese State University, business owner, and philanthropist, he receives an abundance of mail. He states that at over 8 addresses, a combination of both personal and business, he receives incoming mail.
ELECTION: November 8, 2016
DAYS LATE: 63 and 13
ASSESSED FEE: $1,000 and $400
REPORTS DUE: October 11, 2016 and November 30, 2016
REPORTS FILED: Both- December 13, 2016
ACTIVITY REPORTED: 30-P : $8,639.26 in contributions; $8639.26 in expenditures; $0 Funds on Hand at the end of reporting Period

10-G: $209.12 in contributions; $209.12 in expenditures; $0 Funds on Hand at the end 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.

Decline to waive for the 30-P report.

Suspend all but $100 for the 10-G report based on future compliance. The late fee must be paid within 30 days or the suspended portion becomes due and owing.

Assigned Attorney: Jennifer Land
2017-600 Waiver Request