2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5701 - Election; term of office; bond

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5701 (2017)

CHAPTER 36 CORONERS

PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

§5701 Election; term of office; bond

A. In each parish, there shall be a coroner. Except for the parish of Orleans, he shall be elected at the gubernatorial election, shall serve for a term of four years, and shall take office and begin his term on the fourth Monday in March following election. He shall give bond and security according to law in the sum of two thousand dollars for the due performance of the duties of his office.

B. There shall be one coroner for the parish of Orleans who shall be elected at the election for parochial and municipal officers in Orleans Parish, shall serve for a term of four years, and shall take office on the first Monday in May following election. He shall give bond and security according to law in the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars for the due performance of the duties of his office.

Amended by Acts 1980, No. 541, §2, eff. July 23, 1980; Acts 1981, No. 122, §3. Acts 1984, No. 570, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1551 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3.

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