Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-1305
PFD Answer filed by Claudean Cartwright, former member of the Chatham Board of Aldermen, Jackson Parish (Pop. 557).
Claudean Cartwright received a NOD requesting that she file a 2016 Tier 3 PFD. Ms. Cartwright filed an answer stating that her term ended on December 31, 2016. According to the Secretary of State, her term ended on December 31, 2016.
La. R.S. 42:1124.3 requires persons holding a public office who represent a voting district having a population of less than 5,000 and each member of the governing authority or management board of a charter school created pursuant to Chapter 42 of Title 17 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 to file a financial disclosure statement 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 Claudean Cartwright she is required to file a 2016 Tier 3 PFD and failure to file may result in the assessment of late filing fees.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2017-1305 Staff Memo