Statewide Independent Living Council

Name Statewide Independent Living Council
Contact Person Laura Meaux - Program Coordinator
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-219-9479
Fax Number 225-219-7551
Board Email laura.meaux@la.gov
Website http://www.gov.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&navID=51&paren
Legal Authority BJ 2008-73
Year Created 1993
Organizational Placement Administratively Housed in Governor's Office of Disability Affairs
Purpose/Function The Louisiana Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) was established by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to support the efforts of our citizens with disabilities to live independently in the community of their choice. Some of the specific duties of the Statewide Independent Living Council are: •Jointly develop a State Plan for Independent Living •Monitor, review, and evaluate implementation of the state plan •Develop strong positive partnerships with the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council and other disability community
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 21
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
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: $6800
  Current year budgeted: $23915
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 2
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: Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
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:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The Interagency Cooperative Agreement (IAT) signed between The Office of the Governor, Office of Disability Affairs and the Louisiana Workforce Commission, and Louisiana Rehabilitation Services entered into the 2014-2015 Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) for the purpose of providing administrative oversight, staffing and funding for the SILC.

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