Created By: Cynthia Monroe on 12/04/2001 at 02:13 PM
Category: Campaign Finance Charges
Dismissed Document:

November 27, 2001

Joel Miller, Sr.
1121 Poplas Street
Bogalusa, LA 70427

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2001-717

Dear Mr. Miller:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its November 27, 2001 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file required campaign finance disclosure reports in connection with the October 20, 2001 election.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:



Joel Miller, Sr.
November 27, 2001
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The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Retirement Systems Building Board Room, 8401 United Plaza, 4th Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 13, 2002 at 9:00 a.m.

This public hearing will be conducted in accordance with the procedural requirements set forth in R.S. 18:1511.4C, provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act and in conformity with the Rules adopted by the Board, a copy of which is enclosed.

At the conclusion of this public hearing, the Board may impose additional civil sanctions of up to $10,000 as per R.S. 18:1505.4A(4)(b).

In order to fully cooperate with you in this matter, we will, upon request, provide you with copies of all documents we may introduce into evidence and the names and addresses of all witnesses we intend to call. If you desire the attendance of any witnesses, the Board can issue subpoenas for those witnesses. In order to have subpoenas issued you must, at least ten (10) days in advance of the hearing, supply the names and addresses of the persons to be subpoenaed and, if you would like the witnesses to produce documentation at the hearing, state in detail the document(s) to be produced and the reasons that the production of the documentation will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 922-1400 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,


Robert L. Roland
For the Board