Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-1304
PFD Answer submitted by Christon Cupp, former member of the Northwest Louisiana Human Services District.
Christon Cupp received a NOD requesting he file his 2016 Tier 2.1 PFD. He submitted an answer stating that he is no longer a member and he is not required to file. Mr. Cupp did not submit any information regarding his term of office. On his 2015 Tier 2.1 PFD, Mr. Cupp disclosed his appointment date as March 2015 and that his term expires in March 2018. Further, a review of the meeting minutes of the January 2016 meeting, Mr. Cupp was present and participated as a member of 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 Mr. Cupp he is required to file a 2016 Tier 2.1 PFD and failure to file may result in the assessment of late filing fees.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2017-1304 Staff Memo