2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:545.1 - Duty of interactive computer service

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:545.1 (2018)

§545.1. Duty of interactive computer service

A.(1) Upon request from a law enforcement agency, the interactive computer service shall take all steps necessary to preserve records and other evidence in its possession pending the issuance of a court order or other legal process. The provider of interactive computer service shall comply with the request as soon as reasonably practical following receipt.

(2) Records referred to in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection shall be retained for ninety days. This time period shall be extended for an additional ninety days upon further request of the law enforcement agency when the law enforcement agency requests the extension within the original ninety day period.

(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Subsection shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal law that apply to providers of Internet service provided for in Chapter 121 of Title 18 of the United States Code and 42 U.S.C. 13032.

B.(1) An interactive computer service shall release evidence regarding all categories of information identified in 18 U.S.C. 2703(c)(2) that are in its possession as soon as reasonably practical, considering other outstanding law enforcement and legal requests, after receiving a court order requiring the interactive computer service to release such evidence to law enforcement.

(2) Paragraph (1) of this Subsection shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal law that apply to providers of Internet service provided for in Chapter 121 of Title 18 of the United States Code and 42 U.S.C. 13032.

C. An interactive computer service doing business in this state that obtains knowledge of facts or circumstances from which a violation of any law in this state prohibiting possession, distribution or creation of images containing child pornography or prohibiting sexual activity involving a child is apparent, shall make a report, as soon as reasonably possible, of such facts or circumstances to the Cyber Tip Line at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children consistent with the requirements of 42 U.S.C. 13032.

Acts 2008, No. 672, §2.

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