Committee on Parole

Name Committee on Parole
Contact Person Ms. Linda Landry - Principal Assistant, Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-9692
Fax Number 225-342-1144
Board Email lindalandry-pb@corrections.state.la.us
Website http://www.doc.la.gov/pages/probation-parole/overview/
Legal Authority R.S. 15:574.2
Year Created 1952
Organizational Placement Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Purpose/Function The seven members of the Committee on Parole are appointed by the Governor. The committee meets on regularly scheduled, publicly announced dates to consider offenders for parole and parole revocation hearings. Act 714 of the 2012 regular legislative session created the Committee on Parole. All members of the Board of Pardons serve on the Committee. There were 2 at-large members established who serve on the Committee on Parole, but do not serve on the Board of Pardons. The new entity, the Board of Pardons and Parole, is funded through the Department of Public Safety & Corrections, Corrections Services. As such, beginning in FY 13, the budgets for the 2 boards were also combined.
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: Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections
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 In accordance with Act 714 of 2012, the Committee on Parole is now a part of the Board of Pardons and Parole. Please refer to the Board of Pardons for detailed information on the combined boards.
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