Domestic Violence Prevention Commission

Name Domestic Violence Prevention Commission
Contact Person Dr. Shanta Proctor - Director of Women's Policy
Mailing Address P.O. Box 94004
State Capitol
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-7015
Fax Number --
Board Email shanta.proctor@la.gov
Website http://gov.louisiana.gov/page/womens-policy
Legal Authority Act 663
Year Created 2014
Organizational Placement Act 663
Purpose/Function The Domestic Violence Prevention Commission will assist local and state leaders in developing and coordinating domestic violence programs; conduct a continuing comprehensive review of all existing public and private domestic violence programs to identify gaps in prevention and intervention services and to increase coordination among public and private programs; make recommendations with respect to domestic violence prevention and intervention; develop a state needs assessment and a comprehensive and integrated service delivery approach that meets the needs of all domestic violence victims; establish a method to transition domestic violence service providers toward evidence-based national best practices focusing on outreach and prevention; develop a plan that ensures state laws on domestic violence are properly implemented and provides training to law enforcement and the judiciary; and develop a framework to collect and integrate data and measure program outcomes.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 20
Number Currently Serving: 17
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: $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:
    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:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
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:
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