Florida House to Decide Fine for Hasner's Late Paperwork
The state Commission on Ethics on Friday accepted, with little comment, a staff report that Hasner, a Republican from Delray Beach, was late in handing inhis personalfinancial paperwork.
The committee can only accept or reject its staff work.Cannon must decide if the House should vote upon a fine for Hasner.
Hasner, who left the House in 2010, did not attend the morning hearing.
He is currently seeking the GOP nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in 2012.
Hasner has said he did not realize the disclosure form wasrequired within 60 days of leaving office.
He submitted the paperwork after Diana Demarest, a one-time secretary of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party, filed a complaint.
Demarest expressed displeasure in the committees finding to the Palm Beach Post.
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