Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-1137
PFD Answer submitted by Dr. George Dual, Jr., a former member of the Mental Health Advocacy Services Board.
Dr. George Dual was a member of the Mental Health Advocacy Services Board from January 1975 until February 2016. He received a NOD requesting he file his 2016 Tier 2.1 PFD that was due on May 15, 2017. Dr. Dual submitted an answer stating that he is not required to file since he is no longer on the Board.
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 Dr. Dual he is required to file a 2016 Tier 2.1 PFD and failure to file will result in the assessment of late fees.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2017-1137 Answer