Agenda Item
Docket No. 20-334
Request that the Board waive a $1,000 and $320 campaign finance late fee assessed against Perry J. Naquin, a candidate for Council Member, District 9, Terrebonne Parish in the October 12, 2019, whose 10-P & 10-G campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 43 & 8 days late, respectively.
Perry J. Naquin request a waiver for and states the following:

This is his first and only time to run for public office. He did not fully understand the campaign finance disclosure laws and sent in the reports to the best of his knowledge. He is disabled and regrets not having the awareness to obtain help in understanding his obligation as a candidate.

ELECTION: October 12, 2019
DAYS LATE: 43 & 8
ASSESSED FEE: $1,000 & $320
REPORTS DUE: October 2, 2019 & November 6, 2019
REPORTS FILED: Both filed on November 14, 2019

ACTIVITY REPORT: 10-P: $375 Receipts; $375 Expenditures; $-0 Funds on Hand at the Close of Reporting Period.

10-G: $-0 Receipts; $-0 Expenditures and $-0 Funds on Hand at the Close of the 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.

18:1495.4D(1) If the final report of a candidate for an election, as required by Paragraph (5), (6), or (7)of Subsection B of this Section, shows a deficit or a surplus, the candidate and his treasurer, if any, shall file supplemental reports with the supervisory committee of all information required in R.S. 18:1495.5. Such reports shall be filed annually no later than February fifteenth and shall be complete through the preceding December thirty-first. Such a supplemental report shall be filed each year until a report has been filed which shows no deficit and until any surplus campaign funds have been disposed of in accordance with R.S. 18:1505.2(I). The report on surplus funds shall disclose the disbursement of such funds in the same manner as expenditures are reported.

Suspend all but $100 for each of the 10-P and 10-G reports based on future compliance. The late fees must be paid within 30 days or the suspended portion becomes due and owing.
Assigned Attorney: Kathleen Allen
80-063 Campaign Finance Waiver Request