State Boxing and Wrestling Commission

Name State Boxing and Wrestling Commission
Contact Person Addie Fields - Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address 4700 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone Number 504-251-2845
Fax Number 504-305-1939
Board Email
Legal Authority RS4-61-85
Year Created 1974
Organizational Placement GOVERNOR'S OFFICE
Purpose/Function Oversight of all ring sports; assure safety of contestants & public; issue licenses to all participants & promoters; collect gate taxes for submission to state
Budget Message The budget will cover regular expenses for the commission; current financial condition lower than expected for Y/E 2014; income & expenses for Y/E 2015 are expected to be near amounts of prior y/e 2014; no significant changes in budget; commission personnel now includes 1 part-time deputy commissioner and 1 part time administrative assistant.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 11
Estimated number in current year: 11
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: $80      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $3520
  Current year budgeted: $4000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $40960
  Current year budgeted: $40960
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $32694
  Current year budgeted: $35000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 2
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:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
Notes On Expenditures and Expenses: G/L Insurance Premiums drastically increased our operating expenses budget for 2015.

The annual ABC training conference will be held in San Diego, CA which will increase the commissioner's out of state/conference travel for the year.

All other expenses are expected not to deviate drastically from prior years.

As directed by last years request, a breakdown of the license issued by the commission are as follows:

$25.00 licenses for contestants & officials - 383 sold
$300.00 licenses for Boxing Promoters - 5 sold
$250.00 licenses for MMA/Wrestling promoters - 19 sold

Total license sold for Y/E 2014 = 407

Expense reports for July, Aug and Sept 2014 have not been fully evaluated so Per Diem page will be filled out soon.
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