2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:560.3 - Effects of determination of status as a sexually violent predator or as a child sexual predator; lifetime registration; notification

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:560.3 (2018)

§560.3. Effects of determination of status as a sexually violent predator or as a child sexual predator; lifetime registration; notification

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, upon a determination by a Sex Offender Assessment Panel and the court that the offender is a sexually violent predator or a child sexual predator as provided for by this Chapter, the offender shall be supervised by the division of probation and parole, Department of Public Safety and Corrections, upon his release from incarceration for the duration of his natural life and shall:

(1) Register as a sex offender in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 15:542 et seq. and maintain such registration for the remainder of his natural life.

(2) Provide community notification in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 15:542 et seq. for the duration of his natural life.

(3) Submit to electronic monitoring pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 15:560.4 for the duration of his natural life.

(4) Report to the probation and parole officer when directed to do so.

(5) Not associate with persons known to be engaged in criminal activities or with persons known to have been convicted of a felony without written permission of his probation and parole officer.

(6) In all respects, conduct himself honorably, work diligently at a lawful occupation, and support his dependents, if any, to the best of his ability.

(7) Promptly and truthfully answer all inquiries directed to him by the probation and parole officer.

(8) Live and remain at liberty and refrain from engaging in any type of criminal conduct.

(9) Not have in his possession or control any firearms or dangerous weapons.

(10) Submit to available medical, psychiatric, or mental health examination and treatment for persons convicted of sex offenses when deemed appropriate and ordered to do so by the probation and parole officer.

(11) Defray the cost, or any portion thereof, of his supervision by making payments to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections in a sum and manner determined by the department, based on his ability to pay.

(12) Submit a residence plan for approval by the probation and parole officer.

(13) Submit himself to continued supervision, either in person or through remote monitoring, of all of the following Internet-related activities:

(a) The offender's incoming and outgoing electronic mail and other Internet-based communications.

(b) The offender's history of websites visited and the contact accessed.

(c) The periodic unannounced inspection of the contents of the offender's computer or any other computerized device or portable media device and the removal of such information, computer, computer device, or portable media device to conduct a more thorough inspection.

(14) Comply with such other specific conditions as are appropriate, stated directly, and without ambiguity so as to be understandable to a reasonable man.

B. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall adopt and promulgate rules, regulations, and procedures in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act under which the panels shall perform their duties.

C. Except as provided in R.S. 15:560.4(E), any person who willfully violates any condition ordered pursuant to the provisions of this Section shall be subject to contempt of court.

Acts 2006, No. 186, §2, eff. June 2, 2006; Acts 2009, No. 205, §1.

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