Prison Enterprises Board

Name Prison Enterprises Board
Contact Person Beth Labello - Executive Management Officer
Mailing Address Post Office Box 44314
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4314
Phone Number 225-342-3656
Fax Number 225-342-6670
Board Email
Legal Authority RS 15:1155
Year Created 1983
Organizational Placement Department of Public Safety & Corrections
Purpose/Function The Prison Enterprises Board operates in an advisory capacity to advise the Department of Corrections Secretary and the Administration of Prison Enterprises regarding the management of both the Agricultural and Industrial Programs which are operated by Prison Enterprises at the various state correctional facilities throughout Louisiana.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 6
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 10
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: $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: $0.00
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:
       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: Prison Enterprises
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Prison Enterprises
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 The Prison Enterprises Board was created pursuant to La. R.S. 15:1155(A). The board does not have the authority to expend, disburse, or invest money. Pursuant to La. R.S.15:1154(B) the Prison Enterprises Board is advisory in nature only. It does NOT have annual budget. The Prison Enterprises Board members receive a per diem pursuant to La. R.S. 15:1155(F) and a travel expense from which both are paid from the Prison Enterprises budget. The Prison Enterprises Board does NOT have any employees.
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