2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5982 - Creation; composition; officers; term of office

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5982 (2017)

§5982. Creation; composition; officers; term of office

A. The Orleans Justice and Rehabilitation Reform Commission is hereby created.

B.(1) The commission shall be composed of seven voting members as follows:

(a) The chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary B or his designee.

(b) The chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary or his designee.

(c) The president of the Senate or his designee.

(d) The speaker of the House of Representatives or his designee.

(e) The mayor of the city of New Orleans or his designee.

(f) The chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee of the New Orleans City Council or his designee.

(g) The chairman of the commission created in response to House Concurrent Resolution No. 143 of the 2011 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature or his designee.

(2) The commission shall also be composed of eight nonvoting members as follows:

(a) The district attorney of the parish of Orleans or his designee.

(b) The chief judge of the Criminal District Court for the parish of Orleans or his designee.

(c) The chief judge of the Juvenile Court for the parish of Orleans or his designee.

(d) The chief judge of the Traffic Court of New Orleans or his designee.

(e) The chief judge of the Municipal Court for the city of New Orleans or his designee.

(f) The clerk of the Criminal District Court for the parish of Orleans or his designee.

(g) The chief district defender of the Orleans Public Defenders Office or his designee.

(h) The sheriff for the parish of Orleans or his designee.

C. The chairman of the commission shall be the commissioner named in Subparagraph (B)(1)(a) of this Section and vice chairman of the commission shall be the commissioner named in Subparagraph (B)(1)(b) of this Section and shall serve for the duration of the commission.

D. Each member shall serve on the commission for the duration of the commission.

E. Four voting members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

Acts 2013, No. 268, §1.

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