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Program A: State Board of Cosmetology

Program Authorization: R.S. 37:491; R.S. 36:109(B)(4);R.S. 499-556

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology is to regulate and monitor members of the cosmetology industry to maintain public health and welfare standards in the interest of the consumer public. In addition, the State Board of Cosmetology seeks to assure that no untrained, unlicensed persons are providing cosmetology services.

The goals of the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology are:

  1. Increase and improve productivity, assure and increase the standards of excellence, as well as, consistency and communication.
  2. Insure that all operating cosmetologists have the proper license(s) and are operating under sanitary conditions.
  3. Insure that all students graduating from schools are qualified for licensure and have attained a basic level of education.

The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology program includes the following activities:

  1. Executive Administration Includes but is not limited to establishing testing procedures, maintaining a complaint tracking system, policy-making board meetings, administrative hearings, budgetary review and control.
  2. Testing and Licensing and Investigation The licensing program issues approximately 28,222 operator licenses 7,795 salon licenses, 55 schools are licensed annually. The licensing program also issues approximately 2,800 student licenses annually. The testing program administers approximately 2,900 exams annually.
  3. Enforcement Enforces the Cosmetology Act through inspections and investigations of formal complaints; provides reports for board review and supporting documentation for administrative hearings/action.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The State Board of Cosmetology Program is funded from Fees and Self-generated revenues. The Fees and Self-generated Revenues are used to provide funding to promulgate and enforce rules and regulations, administer state laws regulating the cosmetology industry, and include fees and/or licenses for the issuance of licenses for cosmetologists, and the registration of salons, and cosmetology schools.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

$0

$1,554,072

29

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

 

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,554,072

29

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$11,240

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 - 1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

 

$0

$11,258

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 - 2000

 

$0

($11,252)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustments

 

$0

($13,932)

(1)

 

Personnel Reduction

 

$0

($1,092)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

 

$0

$22,613

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

 

$0

$55

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

$0

$409

0

 

UPS Fees

 

$0

$222

0

 

Civil Service Fees

 

$0

$7,410

0

 

Other Adjustments - Indirect Cost for services from the Office of the Secretary

 

$0

($29,340)

0

 

Other Adjustments - Non-Recurring for Licensing System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,551, 663

28

 

GRAND TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($2,409)

(1)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

 

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.8% of the total request ($1,570,451) for this program. This program is funded at approximately the same as fiscal year 1998-'99 except for the elimination of an unnecessary vacant position (1).

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$33,120

 

Legal Services - Provide legal services as required by the State Board of Cosmetology, including advisory opinions, legal research, and appearances in court on behalf or in defense of the State, etc.

$14,000

 

Computer Services - Professional computer consulting services at the Cosmetology Board

 

 

 

$47,120

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$1,784

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

 

 

 

$1,784

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$211,313

 

Reimbursement for support services provided by the Office of the Secretary (fiscal, human resources, information services, etc.)

$1,595

 

Pro-rata share of cost of operations of the Department of Civil Service

$152

 

Pro-rata share of cost of operations of the Comprehensive Public Training Program

$784

 

Pro-rata share of cost of operations of the Uniform Payroll System

$3,000

 

Microfilming services provided by Prison Enterprises

 

 

 

$216,844

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$80,212

 

Acquisition for 2nd Phase of Licensing System automation

     

$80,212

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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