Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board

Name Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board
Contact Person Patrick Banks - Marine Fisheries Biologist
Mailing Address P.O. Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Phone Number 225-765-2370
Fax Number 225-765-2489
Board Email pbanks@wlf.la.gov
Website none
Legal Authority Act 922 of 2008 Regular Legislative Session
Year Created 2008
Organizational Placement Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Purpose/Function The purpose is to hear appeals of oyster seed ground vessel permit applications, renewals, and re-issuances denied by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 5
Estimated number in current year: 4
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)  administrative assistance  State Agency: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
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:
Notes The provisions of the section of revised statutes creating this board shall become null and void and of no effect beginning on November 15, 2013. Act 20 of the 2013 legislative session extended this sunset date to November 15, 2016.

Board member Rodney Fox was replaced by his appointing authority with Sam Slavich on September 10, 2013.
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