Crime Victims Reparations Board

Name Crime Victims Reparations Board
Contact Person Mr. Bob Wertz - Criminal Justice Policy Planner, Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice
Mailing Address P.O. Box 3133
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone Number 225-342-1667
Fax Number 225-342-1672
Board Email Bob.Wertz@lcle.la.gov
Website www.lcle/cvr
Legal Authority Governor John Bel Edwards
Year Created 1982
Organizational Placement Executive Department/Office of the Governor
Purpose/Function To assist victims of violence and their families with the emotional, physical, and financial aftermath of crime. The Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Fund helps innocent victims and their families when they have no other means of paying for the financial cost of crime. The fund is administered by the Crime Victims Reparations Board under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 12
Estimated number in current year: 12
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: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $4,950.00
  Current year budgeted: $9,990.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $20,587.00
  Current year budgeted: $16,482.00
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: Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement
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 No CVR Board Meeting was scheduled/held for the months of May, 2019 and July, 2019, so no minutes were prepared.

No CVR Board Meeting was scheduled/held for the month of January, 2019.

CVR Board Meeting - 06/19/18 - There was not a membership quorum to conduct the meeting, so no minutes were prepared.

No CVR Board Meeting was scheduled/held for the months of January, 2018 and April, 2018 due to budgetary reasons.

2/14/17 Meeting - Membership quorum was not attained to conduct the meeting. Therefore, no minutes were prepared.

Per diem reimbursements for Board Members will be updated on a fiscal year basis. The per diem amounts reported are for the current CVR Board members.

2019 - No meetings held for the months of January, March, May, ; and July. The CVR Board Meeting scheduled for 9/10/19 did not have a membership quorum to meet, and meeting was rescheduled for 9/16/19.

FY 2020-2021: - No meetings held for the months of July, 2020; September, 2020, January, 2021, and May, 2021. Therefore, no meeting notices nor minutes were prepared.

6/07/22: Membership quorum was not attained to conduct the meeting. Therefore, no minutes were prepared.

10/10/23: Meeting scheduled for 10/10/23 is cancelled due to lack of a quorum necessary to conduct meeting.
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