2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:568 - Execution of death sentence; prior confinement of offender

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:568 (2018)

§568. Execution of death sentence; prior confinement of offender

The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, or a competent person selected by him, shall execute the offender in conformity with the death warrant issued in the case. Until the time of his execution, the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall incarcerate the offender in a manner affording maximum protection to the general public, the employees of the department, and the security of the institution.

Amended by Acts 1956, Ex.Sess., No. 18, §1; Acts 1974, No. 199, §1; Acts 2012, No. 172, §1.

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