2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1099.2 - Definitions

§1099.2. Definitions

As used in this Subpart, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates and requires another or different meaning or intent:

(1) "Governing authority" means the governing authority of a parish or parishes having a youth center or a juvenile detention center authority.

(2) "Lease-purchase contract" is the financing and acquisition of property by a person pursuant to an arrangement under which such person acquires title to property, constructs a youth center thereon, and enters into a lease-purchase contract with a governing authority providing for the leasing of the property, including a youth center, to the parish and the acquisition of title to the property by the parish at the end of the lease period. For the purposes of this Subpart, the term "lease-purchase contract" also means any agreement between a person and a parish providing for the acquisition, lease, custody of juveniles, or other form of operation of a newly constructed youth center as may be provided in such agreement, provided that all policy and criteria matters for management shall be determined by the parish.

(3) "Parish" means a parish in which a youth center is sited.

(4) "Participating parish" means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with a parish having a youth center by which certain space within the center is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish.

Acts 1991, No. 147, §2, eff. July 2, 1991.

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