2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1106.4 - Board; general authority

§1106.4. Board; general authority

A. The board may purchase or otherwise acquire, construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, improve, repair, operate, lease as lessor or lessee, manage, and administer or enter into contracts for the management, administration, and operation of a juvenile detention facility or facilities, shelter care facility or facilities, or such other juvenile justice facilities as are useful, necessary, expedient, or convenient to carry out the plans and purposes of the board and for the orderly conduct of its business. Such facilities may include but are not limited to office facilities, parking facilities, diagnostic facilities, dormitories, and other residential facilities for delinquent, neglected, or abused children or children in need of care or supervision, or in need of services as provided by Children's Code Articles 726 et seq., as well as for employees, patrons, visitors, and relatives of children who may enter the juvenile justice system or who are in need of care or supervision or services. In addition, the board may lease, purchase, or acquire by donation or otherwise, any property, immovable or movable, tangible or intangible, from any person, firm, or corporation, including the state and its agencies and political subdivisions.

B. The board may also authorize and approve, upon such terms as it may deem advisable, contracts of employment for a superintendent or administrator and other necessary personnel and contracts for legal, financial, engineering, and other professional services necessary or expedient for the conduct of its affairs.

Acts 1997, No. 1445, §2, eff. July 15, 1997.

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