2005-494
Created By: Claire Vermaelen on 01/26/2006 at 01:41 PM
Category: Campaign Finance Charges
Caption:
Dismissed Document:

December 15, 2005

Don Cambre CERTIFIED MAIL
1415 Dupas Street RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED
Gretna, LA 70053

Re: Ethics Board Docket No. 2005-494

Dear Mr. Cambre:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its December 8, 2005 meeting, considered a staff report regarding your failure to accurately file your Campaign Finance Disclosure Reports in connection with the April 2, 2005 election.

The Board, by a majority vote of its membership, ordered that a public hearing be conducted for the purpose of exploring the following:
CHARGE I
On the summary page the amount on line 1 is inconsistent with the corresponding information contained on Schedule A-1 Contributions, and;
The amount on line 9 is inconsistent with the corresponding information on Schedule E-1 Expenditures.
CHARGE II

The amount on line 1 of the summary page is not itemized on Schedule A-1 Contributions, and;
The Schedule B loan received is not indicated on line 6 of the summary page, and;
The amounts on line 9 through 11 are inconsistent with the corresponding information on Schedules E-1 and E-2 Expenditures.
CHARGE III
Ethics Board Docket No. 2005-494
Don Cambre
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On the summary page the amount on line 1 is inconsistent with the corresponding information contained on Schedule A-1 Contributions, and;
On the summary page the amount on line 9 is inconsistent with the corresponding information on Schedule E-1 Expenditures.

The hearing will be held in the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency Building Board Room, 2415 Quail Drive, 1st Floor, Baton Rouge, Louisiana on May 11, 2006 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 Alesia M. Ardoin at (225) 763-8777 or (800) 842-6630.

Yours truly,

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS


Robert L. Roland
For the Board

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