2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:150 - Executive staff for board; general qualifications

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:150 (2018)

§150. Executive staff for board; general qualifications

A. The board shall employ a state public defender, a deputy public defender- director of training, a deputy public defender-director of juvenile defender services, a budget officer, a technology and management officer, a trial-level compliance officer, and a juvenile justice compliance officer who shall function as executive staff for the board.

B. Any person eligible to be employed in an executive staff position shall meet each of the following qualifications:

(1) Be a person of good character, honesty, and integrity.

(2) Be a citizen of the United States.

(3) Following his employment, be a domiciliary of Louisiana who is registered to vote in Louisiana.

C. The executive staff positions shall be permanent, full-time employees of the board and these employees shall not otherwise engage in the practice of law, where applicable, or engage in any other business or profession.

D. In addition to the general qualifications provided for in Subsection B of this Section, the executive staff positions shall meet the specific qualifications for employment as otherwise provided by law.

E. The salaries of the executive staff, except for the state public defender, shall be established by the board.

Acts 1993, No. 532, §1; Acts 1999, No. 1012, §1; Acts 2004, No. 658, §1; Acts 2007, No. 307, §1.

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