Physical Therapy Board

Name Physical Therapy Board
Contact Person Mrs. Charlotte Martin - Executive Director
Mailing Address 104 Fairlane Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone Number 337-262-1043
Fax Number 337-262-1054
Board Email charlotte@laptboard.org
Website www.laptboard.org
Legal Authority La. R.S. 37:2401 - 2424
Year Created 1987
Organizational Placement Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function This board is legislatively mandated to license and regulate the physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who wish to work in Louisiana. The Board is mandated to interpret the scope of practice for physical therapy, write regulations, and discipline licensees who have violated the law. The most important function of the Board is to protect the citizens of Louisiana.
Budget Message --
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 24
Estimated number in current year: 13
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: $150      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $64720
  Current year budgeted: $71700
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $3
  Current year budgeted: $3
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $40012
  Current year budgeted: $60540
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 2
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:
    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 --
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