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Judicial Watch • George P. Kazen – 2006

George P. Kazen – 2006

George P. Kazen – 2006

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
SOUTHERN DISTRICT TEXAS 
GEORGE KAZEN P.O. BOX 1060 LAREDO, TEXAS 78042 (956) 726-2237 
U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 
 
 
June 2007 
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Honorable Ortrie Smith, Chair 
Judicial Conference Committee 
Financial Disclosure 
One Columbus Circle, N.E. 
Washington, 20544 
 
Re: Calendar Year 2006 Filing 
Dear Judge Smith: 
With respect the first observation your letter May 29, 2007, perhaps confused. You refer Part VII, Page Line 23, Column and you observe that the (X) should used when asset was owned during previous reporting period but was exempt from disclosure. intended use the (X) for precisely that reason. This bank account which previously was not listed because did not meet the value requirement, but did meet the requirement 2006. concede that the (X) should more properly have been placed after rather than before the word Account, but otherwise thought was following the rules. reply your second observation more complicated. Mnd he._ inherited what have regularly listed ranch Shackelford County, Texas. She subsequently sold most the surface but retained the mineral interests. understand it, Royalty Interest-Parcel was mineral lease signed solely one sometime ago. During calendar year 2006, was determined that the entitled share the royalties. Thus, mid not actually purchase this interest. 
 
 
June 6,2007 
the 
 
but before the death instructions but your Committee 
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FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2006 U.S.C. app.  10/-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Kazen, George Court Organization U.S.D.C., Southern Dist. Texas Date Report 04/30/2007 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge--Active Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nominationt Date Initial Annual Final Reporting Period 01/01/2006 12/31/2006 
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address Box 1060 Laredo, Texas 78042 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
/MPO ANT 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. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) 	NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME Lifetime Director 	Boys Girls Clubs Laredo 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
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Date Report 
04/30/2007 
Kazen, George 
III. NON-INVESTMENT COME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
 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 instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION Federal Bar Association, Tampa Bay Chapter Airfare, three nights hotelMiami Beach, Florida some meals, Sentencing Guidelines Seminar, May 31-June 
 
 
 
04/30/2007 
Kazen, George GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE Laredo Country Club 1,800.00 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) 
[Kl NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
04/30/2007 
Kazen, George 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 offtling instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period reporting period 
(I) (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) Royalty Interest Webb County, Texas None Hilltop Fanns, Ltd. (1.8%) Webb County, Distribution Texas 
Royalty Interest-Parcel Shackelford Royalty County, Texas 
Royalty Interest-Parcel Shackelford Royalty County, Texas 
Undivided Interest, Ranch, Shackelford None County, Texas 
MFS Mutual Funds-IRA None 
MFS Emerging Growth 
MFS Emerging Growth 
MFS Sector Fund 
 
 
JO. Centennial Money Market Fund Account Interest 
II. Nationwide Health Properties Stock (Stock) Dividend 
(IRA) 
 
12. ING Annuity Interest Buy 5/2 Resource Horizons 
Group Royalty Interest-Parcel Shackelford Royalty 
County, Texas 
 
Real Estate, Bowie County, Texas None 
15. 
Royalty Interest, Dickens County, Texas Royalty 
 
16. 
Coin Collection None 
 
17. 
Duke Energy Corp. New (stock) (IRA) Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =Sl,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001  $50,000 
(See Columns aad D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 -SI00,001 -$1,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 I00,00 -$250,000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$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 =Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Kazen, George 
04/30/2007 
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) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure (I) Amount Code (A-H) (2) Type (e.g. div., rent, int.) (1) Value Code (J-P) (2) Value Method Code (Q-W) (1) Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption) (2) Date Month-Day (3) Value Code (J-P) (4) Gain Code (A-H) (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
 
18. Teppco Partners, (Stock) (IRA) Dividend 
19. Texas Community Bank Accounts Interest 
20. USAA Federal Savings Bank Account Interest 
21. Royalty Interest--Parcel 4--Shackelford County, Texas Royalty 
22. American Balanced Fund-A Dividend 
23. Laredo National Bank (X) Account None 
24. Royalty interest--Parcel 5--Shackelford County, Texas Royalty Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 orless -S1,00  $2,500 =$2,501  $5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 15,00 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001  $100,000 =$100,001 -Sl,000,000 1,000,00 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000 I00,00  $250,000 
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -Sl,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Mcthnd Cndes =$25,000,001  $50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More thao $50,000,000 =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Appraisal =Other =Assessment =Book Value W=Estimated 
 
 
 
04/30/2007 
Kazen, George 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (/ndicate parto/Report.) 
Paragraph VII, Line 17: During 2006, Cinergy was bought Duke Energy Corporation New 
 
 
 
 
 
04/30/2007 
Kazen, George 
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. 
Signature 
 
NOTE: 
ANDCRI 
 
 
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