2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1114 — Financial disclosure


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§1114. Financial disclosure

A. Other than a legislator, each public servant and each member of his immediate family who derives any thing of economic value, directly, through any transaction involving the agency of such public servant or who derives any thing of economic value of which he may be reasonably expected to know through a person which (1) is regulated by the agency of such public servant, or (2) has bid on or entered into or is in any way financially interested in any contract, subcontract, or any transaction under the supervision or jurisdiction of the agency of such public servant shall disclose the following:

(1) The amount of income or value of any thing of economic value derived;

(2) The nature of the business activity;

(3) Name and address, and relationship to the public servant, if applicable; and

(4) The name and business address of the legal entity, if applicable.

B. Each legislator and each member of his immediate family who derives anything of economic value, directly, through any transaction involving the legislator's agency or who derives anything of economic value of which he may be reasonably expected to know through a person which has bid on or entered into or is in any way financially interested in any contract, subcontract, or any transaction involving the legislator's agency shall disclose the following:

(1) The amount of income or value of anything of economic value derived;

(2) The nature of the business activity;

(3) The name and address, and relationship to the legislator, if applicable; and

(4) The name and business address of the legal entity, if applicable.

C.(1) Other than a legislator, each elected official, his spouse, and any business enterprise in which he has a substantial economic interest, who derives anything of economic value through a contract or other subcontract from the state or any political subdivision shall disclose the following:

(a) The amount of income or value of anything of economic value derived;

(b) The nature of the business activity;

(c) The name and address, and relationship to the elected official, if applicable; and

(d) The name and business address of the political subdivision, if applicable.

(2) For the purposes of this Subsection, a "business enterprise", shall be included in the disclosure statement only if the elected official and/or his spouse owns at least ten percent of such enterprise.

D. Repealed by Acts 1999, No. 2, §3, April 22, 1999.

E. The disclosure statements required in this Section shall be filed each year with the appropriate ethics body by May first and shall include such information for the previous calendar year. Such statements shall be a matter of public record.

Acts 1979, No. 443, §1, eff. April 1, 1980; Acts 1990, No. 1084, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1279, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 1999, No. 2, §3, eff. April 22, 1999.

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