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Fortunato P. Benavides – 2006

Fortunato P. Benavides – 2006

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112007 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2006 US.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Benavides, Fortunato Court Organization 5th Circuit Court Appeals Date Report 0511412007 Title (Article ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. Circuit Judge; Active Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial Annual Final Reporting Period 0110112006 12/31/2006 
Sb. Amended.Report Chambers Office Address 903 San Jacinto Blvd., Rm. 450 Austin, TX78701 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
IMPORT ANT TES: 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. POSIT! NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION Advisory Board Member Houston Law Centers Blakely Advocacy Institutes Advisory Board Advisory Board Member Houston Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board 
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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 ofinstructions.) 
[RJ NONE (No reportable agreements.) 	1-:1 OJ:? 
AND TERMS -1-1 ...0 
Benavides, Fortunato 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-14 instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income 
[KJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
(yours, not spouses) 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 2006 Southwest Airlines (flight attendant) 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
2/25-27/06 --New York, NY, Moot Court Competition (transportation, food, lodging) 
3131-412106 --Houston; TX, Moot Court Competition (food, lodging) Hispanic Bar Association Houston 5/17-18/06 --Houston, TX, Award Ceremony (food, lodging) George Mason University 716-9106 -Cambridge, MA, Seminar (food, lodging, transportation) Brigham Young University 11/15-17/06--Provo, Utah, Moot Court Competition (food, lodging, transportation GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) 
IKJ NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR Southwestern Life Ins. Co. Sallie Mae 
Texas Higher Education student loan Coordinating Board 
Benavides, Fortunato 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure 
Income doring Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period reporting period 
(!) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Amount Type (e.g. Value Value Type (e.g. Date Value Gain Identity 
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 
(Q-W) transaction) Chase Bank TX, Austin TX, Related Ckg Sav. Acct. Chase Bank TX, Austin, TX; IRA Savings Acct.; Principle Financial Group, Common Stock Interest Interest Dividend Van Kampen Mutual Fund-ACEGX None Van Kampen Mutual Fund-MGEAX None 401 K-Van guard Institutional Index None 401K-Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund None 401K-EuroPac Growth-RS (RERFX) None 401K-DodgeCox Stock Fund None 
10. Airlines Profit Sharing Plan-Harbor Capital Appreciation None Airlines Profit Sharing Plan-EuroPac Gr. Fund-R5(RERFX) None 
12. Airlines Profit Sharing DodgeCox Stock Fund None 
13. Airlines Profit Sharing Vanguard Inst. Index Fund None 
14. Southwest Airlines ESPP Acct. Airlines common Stock Dividend 
15. Royalty Interest, Starr County, Royalty 
16. 17. Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 c=$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) F=$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 H2=More than $5,000,000 Value Codes J=$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(See Columns and 03) N=$250,001 -$500,000 0=$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Appraisal V=Other S=Assessment 
U=Book Value W=Estimated 
Benavides, Fortunato 
Vill. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. r1ndicatepar1ofReport.J Van Kampen Mutual Fund (VAGEX) repd last Section  being reported this year. was not reportable previous years. first reported 2002 report was part ortfolio after However, its market value did not exceed the threshold value for reporting December 31, 2002. never exceeded the thres $1000 sequent years which was reported nor did generate income which required 
reporting. Items and reported report Section VII (401K-MLPremier Insitutional Fund and 401K-MS Balanced Institutional Fund) are not reported this 
year. January 30, 2006 eorganized her 401K plan. result, Items and were removed from her 401K account and new funds were added which 
were reported for the first time report (Items and 9). This redistirbution her 401K funds through investment transfers did not result loss gain 
change the value her account. 
Items and reported 2005 report Section VII (SW Airlines Profit Sharing Plan -MS Institutional Fund and Airlines Profit Sharing Plan-SW Airlines Common Stock) are not reported this year. July 24, reorganized her profit sharing account through series investment transfers. result, Items and reported last yearsreport are longer sharing account July 24, 2006. New funds were added which were reported for the first time this report Items 11, and redistribution reorganization her profit sharing plan was accomplished investment transfers which did not result gain loss the value sharing plan balance. 
Items and reported 2005 report Section VII should not have been reported they were not acquired until January 30, 2006. They are included this 2006 report for the first time and were acquired per the explanations provided above. previously reported this mistake reporting letter the committee dated July 11, 2006. 
Benavides, Fortunato 
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.