2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1174 - Definitions

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:1174 (2018)

NOTE: This provision of law was included in the Unconstitutional Statutes Biennial Report to the Legislature, dated March 14, 2016.

§1174. Definitions

           For purposes of this Part:

           (1) "Contractor" means any entity entering into a contractual agreement to provide any correctional services pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Corrections Private Management Act, R.S. 39:1800.1 et seq.

           (2) "Offender" means an adult or juvenile offender who is in the physical or legal custody of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, a contractor operating a private prison facility, or a sheriff when the basis for the complaint or grievance arises. Any subsequent event, including posttrial judicial action or release from custody, shall not affect status as an "offender" for the purposes of this Part.

           (3) "Private prison facility" means any institution operated pursuant to the provisions of the Louisiana Corrections Private Management Act, R.S. 39:1800.1 et seq.

           Acts 1985, No. 672, §1; Acts 1988, No. 212, §1; Acts 1993, No. 871, §1; Acts 1997, No. 575, §1.

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