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Ellen B Burns Financial Disclosure Report for 2005

Ellen B Burns Financial Disclosure Report for 2005

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
DISTRICT CONNECTICUT 
August 17, 2006 
CHAMBERS 

ELLEN BREE BURNS 
SENIOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT 06510-2030 

The Honorable Ortrie Smith, Chair Judicial Conference the United States 
 
Committee Financial Disclosure 

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Rev. l/2004 Government Act 1978 FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2005 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (Last name, First name, Middle initial) Court Organization BURNS, ELLEN U.S. DISTRICT COURT, Title (Article Ill Judges indicate active senior status; ReportType (check appropriate type)  
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Nomination,  Date  
SENIOR JUDGE  
()Initial  (:!) Annual Final Date Report 5/11/2006 	Reporting Period 111/2005 
12/31/2005 Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this Report and any  
modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance  
UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE  with applicable laws and regulations.  
141 CHURCH STREET  

NEW HAVEN, 06510 
IMPORTANT NOTES: 
The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part 
where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions) NONE -(No reportable positions.) 
POSITION 	NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
Trustee 	Albertus Magnus College 
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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 offiling instructions)  NONE -(No reportable agreements.) )loo -:J :n: ...  -r; -."i !_:.} r.:: :t='  
PARTIES AND TERMS  ., :.,  c::.  

Date Report 
BURNS, LEN 
Ill.  NON-INVESTMENT INCOME.  (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE  -(No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  GROSS INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's)  State Connecticut pension  $51,777.00 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -(If you were married during any portion the reporting year, please complete this section. Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE -(No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
IV. 	REIMBURSEMENTS transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instmctions.) 
 NONE (No such reportable reimbursements.)
SOURCE 	DESCRIPTION GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. 
 NONE -(No such reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE 
VI. LIABILITIES. 
 NONE -(No reportable liabilities.) 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/1112006 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transcations (includes those the spouse and dependent children. s-e pp. 34-57 offiling instructions.) Income during Gross value end Transactions during rcpo11ing period Description Assets 
reporting period reporting period 
(including tmst assets) 
not exempt from disclosure 
(2) (I) (2) (I) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt Type 	(e.g. Date:
Amount Type (e. Value Value Value Gain Identity from prior disclosure buy, sell, 
Code div. rent. Code Method Month -Code2 Code buyer/seller 
merger,
(J-P) Code3 Day(A-H) int.) (A-(if private 
redemption)
(Q-W} 
J.f transaction) 
DNONE (No reportable income, assets. transactions) 
Webster Bank Interest 
Merrill Lynch money market account Interest 

Hudson United Bank Dividend 

Bell South stock Dividend 
Verizon stock Dividend 

ATT stock Dividend 

SBC stock Dividend 	merger 12/05 w/ATT 
Van Kampen Fund Dividend 
U.S. Series Bonds 	None 
Nuveen Conn. Premium Inc. Municipal Fund Interest
10. 

Dreyfus Conn. Municipal money market Fund Interest
11. 

Conn. HLTH-EDL Bond Interest
12. 

Conn. State Dev. Authority Bond Interest
13. 

Conn. State Housing Finance Bond Interest
14. 

Conn. State Series Bond Interest
15. 

Nuveeil Large Cap Value Fund Interest
16. 

Ridgefield LOT Bond Interest
17. 

Univ. Series Bond Interest
18. Income/Gain Codes: Sl,000 less $1,001-$2,500  =$2,501-$5,000  =$5,001-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: $15,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) $250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000.000 $More than S50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal  =Cost Real Estate Only) Assessment  =Cash/Market  
(See Column C2}  =Book Value  =Other  =Estimated  

Date ofReport 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/11/2006 
-income, value. lrnnscations {includes those of1hc spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 offiling instruclions.) 
VIL INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets 
reporting period reporting period 
{including tnisl assels) 
not exempt from disclosure 
(2) (2) (I) 
(4) (5)
(2) 
Place "(X)" after each assel exempt Amount Type (e.g. Value Value Type (e.g. Date: Jdenlily Value Gain 
from prior disclosure 
Code div. renl. Code2 Method buy, sell. Monlhbuyer/sellerCode2 Code 
merger, (Q-W) redemption) 1ransaclion) (A-H) int) (J-P) Code3 Day (J-P) (A-(ifprivale 
Eli Lilly stock Dividend
19. 
20.  Sprint Nextel Communication stock  Dividend  
21.  Conn. HEFA Rev. Series Bond  Interest  
22.  Dreyfus Short Int. Govt. Fund  Dividend  

Time Warner stock Dividend
23. 
24. Gillette Co. stock Dividend buyout 10/05 
IBM stock Dividend
25. 
Lucent Technologies stock None
26. 
Mattel, Inc. stock Dividend
27. 
Pfizer, Inc. stock Dividend
28. 
Sara Lee Corp. stock Dividend 

30.  Vodaphone Air Touch stock  Dividend  
31.  Conn. State Series Bond  Interest  
32. HEFA Rev. Fairfield Bond  Interest  
33.  So. Central Conn. Regional Water Authority Bond  None  
34.  United Illuminating Holdings Corp.  Dividend  

Hartford Financial Services Dividend 
Conn. Series Bond Interest
36. Income/Gain Codes: $1,000 less Sl,OOl-S2,500 $2,501-$5,000 S5,00l-S15,000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) $50,001-$100,000 SI00,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 More than $5,000,000 Value Codes:  =SI 5,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) $250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 S1,ooo,001-$5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 S25,000,00l-$50,000,000 =$More lhau S50,000,000 Value Melhod Codes  =Appraisal Cosl (Real Es1a1e Only) Assessment Cash/Market  
(See Column C2)  =Book Value Olher Eslimaled  

Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/1112006 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value. transcations (iucludes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 offiling instructions.) 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets 
reporting period reporting period 
(including trust assets) 
not exempt from disclosure
(2) (I) (2) (I) 
(2) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)'' after each asset exempt Amount Type Type (e.g. Date:Value Value Identity Value Gain 
from prior disclosure buy, sell. Month-Code Method buyer/sellerCode div. rent. Code2 Code 
merger, (Q-W) redemption) -II) int.) (J-P) Code3 Day (J-P) (A-(if private transaction) 
Conn. Clean Water Bond Interest 
Conn. ST. SPL Tax Obi. Bond Interest
38. 
Kraft Foods stock Dividend
39. 
40. Novartis Ag. Spon ADR Dividend 
MBNA America Bank Interest
41. 
AIG America Classic anuity None
42. 
Agere Systems, Inc. stock None 
Comcast Corp. stock None 
Conn. State Housing Finance Bond Interest
45. 
46. Conn. State Series Bond Interest 
Conn. State Series Bond Interest 
48.  People's Bank  Interest  matured  
2105  
49.  People's Bank  Interest  

50. 
Scudder RREEF Real Estate Dividend 

51. 
ATT Inc. Public Income (previously SBC) Interest 

Ing Clarion Global Real Estate Interest
52. 
John Hancock Tax ADV Fund Interest 
New Alliance Bank money market Interest closed 1105 Income/Gain Codes:  =SI ,000 less $1,00l-S2,500 $2,501-S5,000 $5,001-S 15,000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) $50.001-$100,000 00,001-$1,000,000 s1,ooo,001-s5,ooo,ooo =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes:  =$15,000 less $15.001-$50.000 $50.001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
(Sec Columns and DJ) $250,000-$500.000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000.000 $5.000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000.001-$50.000.000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  =Appraisal  =Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment Cash/Market  
(See Column C2)  =Book Value  =Other  =Estimated  

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
BURNS, ELLEN 
511112006 
VIL INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value. lranscalions (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 offiling instructions.) 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets 
reporting period reporting period 
(including tmst assels) 
not exempt from disclosure 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) 
Place "(X)" after each assel exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g. div. rent. int.)  Value Code2 (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g. buy, sell, merger, redemption)  (2) Date: Month-Day  (3) Value Code (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (AJ.n  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
55.  MFS International New Discovery  Dividend  buy 6/22/05  
56.  Procter Gamble stock  Dividend    
57.  *buy out Gillette stock 0/3/05 Income/Gain Codes: Sl,000 kss $1,00l-S2,500 $2,501-$5,000 $5,001-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) $50,001-SIOO,OOO $100,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes:  =$15,000 less  =$15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
(See Columns and D3)  =$250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000  =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50.000.000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  =Appraisal Cost cal Estate Only) Assessment  =Cash/Market  
(See Column C2)  =Book Value Olher Eslimated  

Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/11/2006 
(Indicate part Report.) 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS 

Date Report 
5/) 1/2006 
BURNS, ELLEN 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all infonnation given above (including infonnation pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C.  et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDU WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544