Bio-Fuel Panel

Name Bio-Fuel Panel
Contact Person Mike Strain - Commissioner
Mailing Address 5825 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number --
Fax Number --
Board Email --
Website --
Legal Authority Act. 158, 2013 Regular Legislative Session
Year Created 2006
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Agriculture
Purpose/Function To gather ethanol and gasoline pricing information in an effort to enable the renewable fuel plants in operation in LA to systematically increase the use of LA crops as feedstock over time, except as it relates to biodiesel, shall not be effective until six months after the average wholesale price of a gallon of LA-manufactured ethanol, less any federal alcohol fuel mixture tax credit, is equal to or below the average wholesale price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in LA for a period of not less than sixty days, as determined by the panel established.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 1
Number Currently Serving: 1
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
Estimated number in current year: 0
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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