Agenda Item
Docket No. 23-993
Waiver request submitted by Timothy R. "Tim" Riley, Gonzales City Council / District A / Ascension Parish, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his amended 2021 Tier 2 annual pfd 560 days late and regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his amended 2022 Tier 2 annual pfd 68 days late.
Timothy R. "Tim" Riley submitted his disclosure, but he mistakenly listed his monthly income instead of his annual income. He spoke a with representative from BOE to confirm that his disclosure had been received. Sometimes later, he was referred to the BOE waiver website, but he stated that he was still unaware there was an issue with his disclosure. Mr. Riley would like to humbly ask for a waiver of the assessed late fee.
TYPE OF REPORT: Tier 2 Annual Report
ORIGINAL FILING DATE: (2021 - 03/23/2022) (2022 - 07/27/2023)
DATE NOD RECEIVED: (2021 - 04/07/2022) (2022 - 08/15/2023)
DATE REPORT FILED: (2021 - 10/31/2023) (2022 - 10/31/2023)
DAYS LATE FROM NOD: (2021 - 560 days) (2022 - 68 days)
ASSESSED LATE FEE: (2021 - $2500) (2022 - $2500)
PRIOR/OUTSTANDING CF LATE FEES: Yes 2016 $1000, $400, & $320
PRIOR EXPERIENCE: has filed 11 reports or amendments
La. R.S. 42:1124.2 requires each person holding a public office who represents a voting district having a population of 5,000 or more persons to file an annual personal 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.

2021 Amendment - waive

2022 Amendment - Suspend all based on future compliance with the Code of Ethics.

Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2023-993 - PFD Waiver Tier 2 2021 amend
2023-993 - PFD Waiver Tier 2 2022 amend