2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:454.13 — Failure to obey an order or judgment

§454.13.  Failure to obey an order or judgment

A.  The failure by any facility administrator or director to obey an order or judgment committing a person with developmental disabilities to a public or private residential living option or developmental disability service or both shall not be construed as a contempt of any court, if the failure to obey is due to the inability to comply with the order or judgment because the residential living options or developmental disabilities services, or both, under their authority are not appropriate as defined in this Chapter.

B.  The department, the office, other providers, and their employees and administrators of residential living options or developmental disabilities services and supports or both shall not be held in contempt of a court because of their refusal to comply with a commitment that is not consistent with the provisions of this Chapter.

Acts 2005, No. 128, §1, eff. June 22, 2005.

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