Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-788
PFD Answer submitted by Chalin Perez, Jr., a member of the Louisiana Transportation Authority, in response to a NOD requesting he file a 2015 Tier 2.1 PFD.
Chalin Perez, Jr. received a NOD requesting he file a 2015 Tier 2.1 pfd for his service on the Louisiana Transportation Authority. Mr. Perez submitted an answer stating that he did not serve on the Authority in 2015; therefore, he was not required to file. According to his disclosure statement filed, he provides that his appointment date was April 16, 2016.
La. R.S. 42:1124.2.1 requires financial disclosure for each member and designee of a board or commission which has the authority to expend, disburse or invest $10,000 or more of funds in a fiscal year on or before May 15th of each year during which the person holds office and the year following termination of the holding of such office.
La. R.S. 42:1124.4 of the Code provides that upon discovery of the failure to file, failure to timely file, omission of information or inaccurate information, the Board shall notify the filer by sending him a notice of delinquency by certified mail. The notice of delinquency shall inform the person that the financial statement must be filed, or that the information must be disclosed or accurately disclosed, or that a written answer contesting the allegation of such failure, omission, or inaccuracy must be filed no later than seven (7) business days after receipt of the notice of delinquency.
Advise Chalin Perez, Jr. he was required to file a 2015 Tier 2.1 PFD.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2017-788 Answer