Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee - State Board of Medical Examiners

Name Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee - State Board of Medical Examiners
Contact Person Cecilia Ann Mouton, MD - Executive Director
Mailing Address P. O. Box 30250
New Orleans, LA, LA 70190-0250
Phone Number 504-568-6820
Fax Number 504-568-6821
Board Email lsbme@lsbme.la.gov
Website www.lsbme.la.gov
Legal Authority La.Rev.Stat.37:3001-3014 and 37:1270(B)(6)
Year Created 1979
Organizational Placement Board of Medical Examiners
Purpose/Function To assist the Board in the review of applicants' qualifications for licensure and the renewal of licensure.
Budget Message The Board continues to meet licensure demands. These expenses, the ever increasing costs to investigate and prosecute violations of the practice Acts, the increasing responsibilites of the Board to serve on committees to address joint issues of concerns, develop educations programs, conversion to online processes and the economy will continue to make clear the Board's need to maintain a financial position in which it can meets its operational costs as well as establish a 2-3 year surplus. The Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee's, R.S., 37:3001 Budget is included in the Board of Medical Examiners' budget.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
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: $3005
  Current year budgeted: $0
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
Notes The Budget for the Occupational Therapy Advisory Committee is included in the Budget of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Two employees handle the licensure of occupational therapists.
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