2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:562.3 - Registration of arson offenders

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:562.3 (2018)

§562.3. Registration of arson offenders

A. Any person over the age of seventeen residing in this state who has been convicted of an offense involving arson as defined in R.S. 15:562.1 shall be required to register with the state fire marshal.

B.(1) The offender shall register and provide all of the following information to the state fire marshal:

(a) Name and any aliases used by the offender.

(b) Physical address or addresses of residence.

(c) Two forms of proof of residence for each residential address provided, including but not limited to a driver's license, bill for utility service, and bill for telephone service. If those forms of proof of residence are not available, the offender may provide an affidavit of an adult resident living at the same address. The affidavit shall certify that the affiant understands his obligation to provide written notice pursuant to R.S. 15:562.5.

(d) The crime for which he was convicted and the date and place of such conviction, and if known by the offender, the court in which the conviction was obtained, the docket number of the case, the specific statute under which he was convicted, and the sentence imposed.

(e) A current photograph of himself.

(f) Telephone numbers, including fixed location phone and mobile phone numbers assigned to the offender or associated with any residence address of the offender.

(g) A description of every vehicle registered to or operated by the offender, including license plate number and a copy of the offender's driver's license or identification card.

(h) Social security number and date of birth.

(i) Past or current employment, membership, or association with a public safety agency or emergency service organization.

(2) Every offender required to register in accordance with this Chapter shall appear in person and provide the information required by Paragraph (1) of this Subsection to the state fire marshal or his designee within thirty business days of establishing residence in Louisiana, or if a current resident, within thirty business days after conviction or adjudication if not immediately incarcerated or taken into custody after conviction or adjudication. If incarcerated, once released from confinement, every offender shall appear in person within thirty business days to register with the state fire marshal or his designee pursuant to the provisions of this Section.

(3) Knowingly providing false information to the state fire marshal pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter shall constitute a failure to register pursuant to R.S. 15:562.5(A)(1).

Acts 2010, No. 796, §1; Acts 2014, No. 140, §1.

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