State Mineral and Energy Board

Name State Mineral and Energy Board
Contact Person Ms. Shaunda Allement - Auditor 4
Mailing Address Post Office Box 2827
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2827
Phone Number 225-342-4964
Fax Number 225-242-3335
Board Email omr@dnr.state.la.us
Website http://dnr.louisiana.gov/min/minboard/minboard-intro.asp
Legal Authority R. S. 30:121
Year Created 1936
Organizational Placement Department of Natural Resources
Purpose/Function The board is respnosible for leasing state lands for mineral exploration and development. The board reviews existing mineral leases for proper maintenance, development, and operations; reviews payments pursuant to state leases; and documents agreements affecting state leases, including unitization, compromise, consent letters, and assignments.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 10
Number Currently Serving: 10
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 12
Estimated number in current year: 12
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: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $7725
  Current year budgeted: $33000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $10752
  Current year budgeted: $16000
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: Department of Natural Resources
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Department of Natural Resources
Other (explain)  FICA, Medicare  State Agency: Department of Natural Resources
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 Dan R. Brouillette has elected to not receive a per diem and no travel expense reimbursements while he is serving on the Board.
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