2003-285
Created By: Kathleen Allen on 04/22/2003 at 08:39 AM
Category: Campaign Finance Charges
Caption:
Dismissed Document:

April 21, 2003

Joe Aidoo
9701 Lake Forest, Ste. 127
New Orleans, LA 70127

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Aidoo:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGES
I.
II.

Joe Aidoo
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

George Ackel
131 Colonial Club Drive
New Orleans, LA 70123

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Ackel:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).


George Ackel
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,
LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma


April 21, 2003

Kevin Barne
11231 Whiteside Road
New Orleans, LA 70128

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Barnes:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

That Kevin Barnes, a candidate with a deficit from the March 14, 2000 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of January 1 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $100 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,500.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Kevin Barnes
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,
LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board
EB:RLR:kma


April 21, 2003

Hilliard W. Buckner
2286 Chitimacha Trail
Baldwin, LA 70514

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Buckner:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Hilliard W. Buckner
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,
LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma


April 21, 2003

Tony Cain
3201 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA 71201

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Cain:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Tony Cain
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma


April 21, 2003

George Chaney
P. O. Box 4413
New Orleans, LA 70178-4413

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Chaney:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

George Chaney
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma






April 21, 2003

Ernest G. “Ernie” Drake, Jr. Campaign Committee to Elect Ernest Drake
P. O. Box 188 Linda W. Drake, Chairperson
Ponchatoula, LA 70454 P. O. Box 188
Ponchatoula, LA 70454

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Judge Drake and Ms. Drake:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).
Ernest G. Drake, Jr.
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma







April 21, 2003

Larry English
5660 S. Lakeshore Drive, #518
Shreveport, LA 71119

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. English:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Larry English
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003


James Fahrenholtz
2824 Ursulines Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Fahrenholtz:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That James Fahrenholtz, a candidate with a deficit from the October 7, 2000 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of January 1 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $60 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,000.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

James Fahrenholtz
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,
LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma







April 21, 2003


Carolyn Green Ford
3125 Upperline Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Ms. Ford:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Carolyn Green Ford
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Theodore Fountaine, Jr.
P. O. Box 1983
Alexandria, LA 71302-1983

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Fountaine:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Theodore Fountaine, Jr.
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Pamela Gibbs
210 Barronne St., Ste. 1800
New Orleans, LA 70112

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Ms. Gibbs:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Pamela Gibbs
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS

Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Shane J. Guidry
780 Marlene Drive
Gretna, LA 70056

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Guidry:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That Shane J. Guidry, a candidate with a deficit from the October 23, 1999 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of January 1 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $60 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,000.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Shane J. Guidry
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma





April 21, 2003

Scott Hornsby
P. O. Box 8005
Clinton, LA 70722

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Hornsby:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Scott Hornsby
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Ronald R. Johnson
338 N. Eugene Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Johnson:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Ronald R. Johnson
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Patricia Johnson
1615 Poydras St., Ste. 1000
New Orleans, LA 70112

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Ms. Johnson:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

I.
II.



Patricia Johnson
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Ken Jones
806 Lake Arthur Court
Slidell, LA 70461

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Jones:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Ken Jones
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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April 21, 2003

Rosemary Ledet Committee to Elect Rose Ledet Judge
1100 Poydras St., Ste. 2150 Civil District Court
New Orleans, LA 70163 E. John Litchfield
400 Poydras Street, Ste. 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Judge Ledet and Mr. Litchfield:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That Rosemary Ledet, a candidate with a surplus from the October 5, 2002 election, and her campaign committee, the Committee to Elect Rose Ledet Judge Civil District Court, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of August 27 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $100 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,500.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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.

Rosemary Ledet
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Theodore Lindsey
P. O. Box 425
Tallulah, LA 71282

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Lindsey:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Theodore Lindsey
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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April 21, 2003

George Eddie Lucas
2805 Armand
Monroe, LA 71201

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Lucas:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

George Eddie Lucas
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Louis Marcotte
#4 Wildwood Drive
Gretna, LA 70056

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Marcotte:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That Louis Marcotte, a candidate with a surplus from the October 5, 2002 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of September 26 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $60 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,000.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Louis Marcotte
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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April 21, 2003

Albert Menard
866 Alva Drive
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Menard:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That Albert Menard, a candidate with a surplus from the October 12, 2002 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of October 24 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $40 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $1,000.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Albert Menard
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Danette O’Neal
3710 Rue Andree
New Orleans, LA 70131

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Ms. O’Neal:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Danette O’Neal
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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April 21, 2003

Pete Panepinto
405 N. Magnolia St.
Hammond, LA 70401

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Panepinto:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Pete Panepinto
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Julius Patrick, Sr.
P. O. Box 362
Boyce, LA 71409

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Patrick:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).
Julius Patrick, Sr.
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

Curtis B. Pitre
309 Lynx Drive
Arabi, LA 70032

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Pitre:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Curtis B. Pitre
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Anthony Pitts
3547 Coolidge St.
Baker, LA 70714

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Pitts:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Anthony Pitts
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Donald Ray Pryor
2509 Banks St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Pryor:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Donald Ray Pryor
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma







April 21, 2003

David Reed
4005 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Reed:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

CHARGE

That David Reed, a candidate with a deficit from the February 7, 1998 election, may have violated Section 1505.1B of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (“CFDA”) (La. R.S. 18:1505.1B) by failing to file the campaign finance disclosure report required by the provisions of Section 1495.4D of the CFDA (La. R.S. 18:1495.4D) to be filed by February 18, 2003, and covering the reporting period of January 1 through December 31, 2002, and is therefore subject to civil penalties of $100 a day until the report is filed, not to exceed $2,500.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

David Reed
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma



April 21, 2003

Leon E. Roy, III
P. O. Box 10087
New Iberia, LA 70562

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Roy:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Leon E. Roy, III
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

D. Kent Savoie
1302 Spanish Drive
Sulphur, LA 70665

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Savoie:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

I.
II.


D. Kent Savoie
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2
III.
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma







April 21, 2003

Robert L. Simpson, Jr.
1500 Oregon St.
Lake Charles, LA 70607

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Simpson:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Robert L. Simpson, Jr.
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003


Rory E. Verrett
659 Auburn Ave., NE #271
Atlanta, GA 30312

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Verrett:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

Rory E. Verrett
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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April 21, 2003

W. T. Winfield
P. O. Box 4243
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. Winfield:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE
The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

W. T. Winfield
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma




April 21, 2003

James A. McGehee, Jr.
217 Beverly Drive
Lafayette, LA 70503

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2003-285

Dear Mr. McGehee:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its April 10, 2003 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to file the campaign finance disclosure report due February 18, 2003.

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

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 10, 2003 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).

James A. McGehee, Jr.
April 21, 2003
Page 2 of 2

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 state the reasons that their testimony will be relevant and material.

If I can provide you with any additional information, please call Kathleen M. Allen at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS



Robert L. Roland
For the Board

EB:RLR:kma
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