2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1199.26 - Transitional facilities

§1199.26. Transitional facilities

            A. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections is hereby authorized to create, establish, operate, contract, and maintain transitional facilities for incarcerated veterans identified as veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The facilities shall be established in such places throughout the state as are deemed necessary by the director. Such facilities shall be operated and maintained for those veterans who serve as mentors for the Veterans Court probation program and those veterans who have strong rehabilitation potential.

            B. All transitional facilities shall be minimum security structures and comply with security measures deemed appropriate by the department.

            C. The department or its agent may employ psychiatrists, neurologists, special educators, guidance counselors, psychologists, nurses, technicians, social workers, occupational therapists, physicians, and other professional personnel to staff transitional facilities or may contract for the services of such persons with community service organizations, religious groups, universities, and medical schools.

            Acts 2018, No. 273, §1.

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