Louisiana Sickle Cell Commission

Name Louisiana Sickle Cell Commission
Contact Person Matthew Valliere - Deputy Director, OPH Center for Community and Preventive Health
Mailing Address 1450 Poydras St
Suite 2015
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone Number 225-342-2655
Fax Number 225-342-4848
Board Email Matthew.Valliere@la.gov
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Legal Authority R.S. 2018.3
Year Created 2013
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function The Louisiana Sickle Cell Commission shall ensure the delivery of sickle cell services to affected persons in all parishes in Louisiana and assist in establishing geographical service delivery boundaries. The Commission will also promulgate guidelines for uniformity in the delivery of services and the management of statewide programs.
Budget Message Nonlegislative members of the commission are entitled to reimbursement of any necessary and reasonable expense incurred in the performance of their duties on the panel, including travel expenses. Each legislative member of the commission shall receive a per diem and travel expenses equal to the per diem and travel expenses provided by law for members of the legislature.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 10
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
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: $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
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