Witness Protection Services Board

Name Witness Protection Services Board
Contact Person Natalie LaBorde - Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9004
Phone Number 225-342-0312
Fax Number 225-376-4933
Board Email natalie.laborde@la.gov
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Legal Authority R.S. 15:1604
Year Created 2009
Organizational Placement Office of the Governor
Purpose/Function Provides for the supervision, administration, and delivery of witness protection services. The board oversees the state's witness protection services program and coordinate the efforts of state and local law enforcement agencies to protect the health, safety, and welfare of critical witnesses or immediate family members of critical witnesses, including but not limited to the administration and approval of funding for witness protection services.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year:
Estimated number in current year:
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)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
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:
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