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Sam Sparks Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

Sam Sparks Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

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Date Created:October 21, 2009

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Ill. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting indfridual and spouse; see pp. 7-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's 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. Gov't 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