2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 42 — Public officers and employees
RS 42:1153 — Penalties


LA Rev Stat § 42:1153 What's This?

§1153. Penalties

A. Upon finding that any elected official or other person has violated any provision of any law within the jurisdiction of the board except violations of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act which shall be governed by Chapter 11 of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, the board by a majority vote of the membership, may censure the elected official or person, or impose a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars, or both.

B. Upon finding that any public employee or other person has violated any provision of any law within the jurisdiction of the board except violations of the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act which shall be governed by Chapter 11 of Title 18 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, the board by a majority vote of the membership, may remove, suspend, or order a reduction in pay, or demotion of the public employee or other person, or impose a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars, or both.

Acts 1979, No. 443, §1, eff. April 1, 1980; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 64, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1997; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 66, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.

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