2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5731 - Supervision of sanitary conditions at city penal institutions

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5731 (2017)


§5731. Supervision of sanitary conditions at city penal institutions

The coroner of the Parish of Orleans, as ex officio city physician shall exercise general supervision over the sanitary conditions of all houses of detention and the parish prison in Orleans Parish. He shall have the authority to thoroughly inspect these institutions as often as he deems necessary and to report to the city council of New Orleans any recommendations for improvements and alterations in these institutions which will improve the sanitary condition thereof and secure the health of the inmates and prisoners.

Amended by Acts 1952, No. 165, §1; Acts 1971, No. 142, §1; Acts 1978, No. 104, §2; Acts 1984, No. 570, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1621 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3.

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