Board of Ethics

Name Board of Ethics
Contact Person Ms. Deborah Grier - Administrative Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 4368
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone Number 225-219-5600
Fax Number 225-381-7271
Board Email deborah.grier@la.gov
Website www.ethics.state.la.us
Legal Authority R.S. 42:1132 and R.S. 18:1511.1
Year Created 1996
Organizational Placement Department of State Civil Service
Purpose/Function The Board is responsible for administering and enforcing provisions of the Code of Governmental Ethics, the Election Integrity Act, the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act and the Lobbyist Disclosure Act.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 24
Estimated number in current year: 24
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: $153      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $30867
  Current year budgeted: $40392
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $21986
  Current year budgeted: $21600
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 2
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: Ethics Administration
  Budget Schedule Number: 17-562
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