2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:561.4 - Duty to inform offender

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:561.4 (2018)

§561.4. Duty to inform offender

A. When a person is sentenced for a conviction of a sex offense and is required to be placed upon supervised release in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, the court shall:

(1) Inform the person that he will be placed upon supervised release for life whenever he is released from the custody of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections upon expiration of his sentence.

(2) Inform the person of the conditions of supervised release as provided for in R.S. 15:561.5.

(3) Require the person to read and sign a form stating that the fact that the defendant will be placed upon supervised release and the conditions of supervised release have been explained.

B. When a person is placed on supervised release, a Department of Public Safety and Corrections officer shall:

(1) Inform the person that he will be placed upon supervised release for life.

(2) Inform the person of the conditions of supervised release as provided for in R.S. 15:561.5.

(3) Require the person to read and sign a form stating that the fact that the offender will be placed upon supervised release and the conditions of supervised release have been explained.

Acts 2006, No. 242, §1; Acts 2009, No. 205, §1.

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