Highway Safety Commission

Name Highway Safety Commission
Contact Person Lisa Freeman - Executive Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 66336
7919 Independence Blvd., Suite 2100, Baton Rouge, LA 70906
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Phone Number 225-925-6991
Fax Number 225-922-0517
Board Email Lisa.Freeman@la.gov
Website www.lahighwaysafety.org
Legal Authority R.S. 48: 1351-1357; Act 275 of 1968; P.L. 89-564
Year Created 1968
Organizational Placement Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services
Purpose/Function The commission is responsible for developing and administering the state's traffic safety program by cooperating with the federal government and other entities for the purpose of highway safety; preparing highway safety plans; studying, evaluating, and preparing statistics regarding motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths; and obtaining federal funds for use within the state for highway safety purposes.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 21
Number Currently Serving: 20
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
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: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $1,000.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 14
Unclassified: 1
Part-time: 1
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:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       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: Louisiana Highway Safety Commission
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: DPS Public Safety Services
  Budget Schedule Number: 08-425
Notes Means of Financing Projected FY 2024 is what has been submitted to date.
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