Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors

Name Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors
Contact Person Mr. George Lovecchio - Executive Director
Mailing Address 12091 Bricksome Avenue
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone Number 225-295-8567
Fax Number 225-295-8568
Board Email Lsbwdd@Lsbwdd.org
Website www.Lsbwdd.org
Legal Authority La.R.S. 37:3461-3482
Year Created 1988
Organizational Placement Dept of Health and Hospitals, Boards and Commissions
Purpose/Function The Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors issues licenses for and regulates the distribution of legend drugs and legend devices by distributors within and into the state of Louisiana in order to safeguard life and health and to promote the public welfare.
Budget Message Licensing and inspections have continued with receipts and disbursements within the budgeted range. The process will continue with two full-time unclassified employees - executive director and executive assistant and a part-time classified WAE clerk - and contractors providing legal, inspection, and accounting services.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 8
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
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: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $3,600.00
  Current year budgeted: $5,750.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $2,185.00
  Current year budgeted: $6,500.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 2
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:
    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
Notes NAME CHANGE effective July 1, 2015 per Act 443 of the 2015 regular Legislative session; formerly known as the Louisiana Board of Wholesale Drug Distributors.
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