Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission

Name Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission
Contact Person Mr. John W. Alario - Executive Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 66209
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Phone Number 225-925-4895
Fax Number 225-925-4898
Board Email John.Alario@la.gov
Website www.dps.louisiana.gov/lpg
Legal Authority R.S. 40:1841
Year Created 1950
Organizational Placement Department of Public Safety & Corrections
Purpose/Function The mission of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission is to promulgate and enforce rules that will allow for the safest possible distribution, handling, and usage of liquefied petroleum gases and anhydrous ammonia, necessary for the protection, safety and security of the public. This is accomplished through inspections of storage facilities, equipment and examination of personnel engaged in the industry.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 5
Number Currently Serving: 5
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: $125      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $11500
  Current year budgeted: $12000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $10968
  Current year budgeted: $13000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 11
Unclassified: 1
Part-time: 1
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: LP Gas Commission
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: LP Gas Commission
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: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission
  Budget Schedule Number: 08-424
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