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Fortunato P Benavides Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

Fortunato P Benavides Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

Page 1: Fortunato P Benavides Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

Category:Financial Disclosure

Number of Pages:6

Date Created:September 13, 2007

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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 Center's Blakely Advocacy Institute's Advisory Board Advisory Board Member Houston Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board 

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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 ofinstructio'ns.) 	t'V
[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.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[KJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

(yours, not spouse's) 

(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 year'sreport 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.