Seafood Safety Task Force

Name Seafood Safety Task Force
Contact Person Dr. Jimmy Guidry - State Health Officer, Department of Health and Hospitals
Mailing Address Post Office Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Phone Number 225-342-3417
Fax Number 225-342-5568
Board Email jguidry@la.gov
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Legal Authority R.S. 40:5.5.3
Year Created 2009
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function The task force shall be charged with obtaining: (1) the method in which the imported seafood is inspected in Louisiana; (2) the frequency of inspections of imported seafood; (3) the substances for which imported seafood are currently being tested; and (4) the results of sampling analysis of potentially harmful substances in imported seafood.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized:
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Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year:
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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: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
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)
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Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
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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:
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