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Sam Sparks – 2008

Sam Sparks – 2008

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Ill. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting indfridual and spouse; see pp. 7-24 filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) Spouses Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion oftlte reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.} 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainmenL (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED State Bar Texas January 24-26, 2008 Grapevine, Texas Board Directors Mtg. Transportation, meals, lodging State Bar Texas June 25-27, 2008 Houston, Texas Board Directors Mtg. Transportation, meals, lodging Federal Judicial Center July 15-18, 2008 Boston, Massachusetts Educational seminar Transportation, meals, lodging Western District Texas December 10-12, 2008 San Antonio, Texas District judges meeting Transportation, meals, lodging 
 
 
 
V GIFTS. (/nc/11des those spouse and dependent c/zildren; see pp. 28-31 filing inst ructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VJ. LJABJLJTJES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) [{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offilinc instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc111des 11iose spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing ins1r11c1ions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va/11e, transactions (/nc/11des those spo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
Date Report 
SPARKS, SAM 
0511512009 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; sec pp. 34-60 offilinc instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(!) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
(2) 
(!) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) Value Code (J-P) Value Method Code (Q-W) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) Date Month-Day Value Code (J-P) Gain Code (A-H) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
69. Judson !SD Interest 
 
Katy !SD Interest Redeemed 02-15 Market 
71. 
Lampasas !SD Interest Buy 06-13 Market 
 
72. 
Lancaster !SD Interest 
 
73. 
Leander !SD Interest Redeemed 08-15 Market 
 
 
74. Leander !SD Interest 
75. Lewisville !SD Interest 
76. Lindale !SD Interest 
 
78. 
Lower Colo. Riv. Auth. Tex. Rev. 
Interest 
Buy 05-20 
Market 
Lubbock Elec. Pwr. 
Interest 
Lubbock 
Interest 
80. 
Lufkin Wtrwks Interest 
 
81. 
Meridan !SD Interest 
 
82. 
Midcountry Metropolis, Ill Interest Buy 08-27 Market 
 
 
New Caney !SD Interest 
84. 
North Forest !SD Interest 
85. Orange Interest Income Gaia Codes: =$1,000 less =St,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =S5,00I -$l5,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001  $100,000 =$100,001  Sl,000,000 =$1.000.001  $5,000,000 112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$l5,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$100,000 =$100,00  $250,000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001  $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 =Cosl (Real Estaie Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Columo C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
0511512009 
SPARKS, SAM 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, 1ransactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 offilinc instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(2) (2) (1) (2) 
(5) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) 
86. 87. Pearland !SD Pflugerville Interest -Interest 
88. Plano Interest 
 
89. 
Prosper !SD Interest 
 
90. 
Sam Rayburn Mun Pwr Interest 
 
91. 
San Angelo Interest 
 
 
Value Code (J-P) Value Method Code (Q-W) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) Redeemed 09-16 Market 
Date Value Gain Identity 
Month- Code Code buyer/seller 
Day (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
 
 
101. Texas Interest 02. Travis Co. Interest Redeemed 03-03 Market Income Gain Codes: .::$1,000 less =St ,00 -S2,500 =$2,50t  $5,000 045.001 -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =Sl.000,00t  $5,000.000 112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes 5,000 less =$15.001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$1DO.OOO =$100,001  $250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -S500,000 =$500,001 $!,ODO.ODO =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,00t -$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 =Estima1ed 
 
 
Date Report 
SPARKS, SAM 
0511512009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes 11iose spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 ofJilin;: ins1ruc1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (I) (I) 
(4) (5) 
(2) (3) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, Month- Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) Day (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
 
transaction) 
103. 
Travis Interest 
 
104. 
Weatherford Util. Sys. Interest Redeemed 09-12 Market 
 
105. 
Whitehouse !SD Rev Interest Redeemed 02-15 Market 
 
106. 
Williamson Cnty Interest 
 
107. 
WillislSD Interest Redeemed 02-15 Market 
 
108. 
Willis !SD Interest Redeemed 02-15 Market 
 
 
 
118. Govt Nat! MTG Assn. Pool 3663 Interest 
119. Gov! Nat! MTG Assn. Pool 622080 Interest Income Gain Codes: (See Columns and D4) Value Codes (See Columns and D3) Value Method Codes (See Column C2) 1,000 less =$50,001 -$100,000 =$15,000 less =$250,001 -$500,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Appraisal =Book Value =Sl,001 -$2,500 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) V=Other =$2,50  $5,000 !II =$1,000.001 -$5.000,000 =$50,001 -$!00,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 =Assessment =Estimated D=S5,00l -$15,000 112 =More than $5,000,000 =$100,001  $250,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 T=Cash Market =$15,001-$50,000 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
Date Report 
SPARKS, SAM 
0511512009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 tine ins1r11cnons.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporling period 
(including trust assets) reporling period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (2) (2) (3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) Value Code (J-P) Value Method Code (Q-W) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) Date Month-Day 
137. Tamarack Investment FDS Interest 
 
138. 
139. 
MISCELLANEOUS: 
 
140. 
LRF Limited Pship Royalty 
 
 
141. 
143. EDWARDJONES- 
Value Gain Identity Code Code buyer/seller (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
144. 
Capital Income Builder Fund 
 
 
Dividend 
145. 
Goldman Sachs Cap-A 
 
None 
146. 
Growth Fund Am. Dividend 
 
147. 
Tax Exempt Bond Interest 
148. 
Van Kampen Comstock None 
149. 
150. Trustee IRA Distribution 
151. American Mutual Fund Inc Dividend 
152. Bond Fund American Inc Dividend 
153. Capital World Growth Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2.50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,00t -$1,000,000 Ill =$1,000,001 -$5,000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$t5,00J  $50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$!00,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$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 
SPARKS, SAM 
05/15/2009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filinc instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (I) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code 
(Q-W) 
 
154. 
I55. IRA-EDWARD JONES CUSTODIAN 
156. Hartford Cap. Appreciation CLA Dividend 
157. Hartford Global Leaders CLA Dividend 
Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
buy, sell, Month- Code Code buyer/seller 
redemption) Day (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
 
158. Hartford Stock Fund CLA Dividend 
159. 160. Annuity-Sunamerican Life Insurance Polaris Variable Annuity Property -DeBaca Co, New Mexico Dividend None 
161. Property -Brewster Co, None 
162. Royalty Interest -Upton Co, Royalty 
163. Royalty Interest -Palo Pinto Co, Royalty Income Gain Codes: ,000 less =$1,001. $2,500 =$2,50  $5,000 =$5,001  $15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -Sl,000,000 111 1.000.oot  S5.ooo.ooo =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00  $50,000 =$50,001 $100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001  $25,000,000 =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ==Cash Market 
(See Columo C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
Date Report 
05/15/2009 
SPARKS, SAM 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (/tldica/eparlo[ReporL) 
Line 113. Transactions during period 01-24 through 12-22 where earned dividend was reinvested each month. 
 
 
 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information 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. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL 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, .E. Washington, D.C. 20544