2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:571.15 - Venue

PART V. VENUE FOR ACTIONS CONTESTING COMPUTATION

OF SENTENCE, DISCHARGE, PAROLE, GOOD TIME DATES

§571.15. Venue

Venue in any action in which an individual committed to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections contests the computation of his sentence or sentences, discharge, good time dates, or any action concerning parole shall be in the parish of East Baton Rouge. Venue in a suit contesting the actions of the committee on parole shall be controlled by this Part and R.S. 15:574.2 and 574.11 and not by the Code of Criminal Procedure, Title XXXI-A, Post Conviction Relief, or Title IX, Habeas Corpus, regardless of the captioned pleadings stating the contrary.

Added by Acts 1979, No. 720, §2, eff. July 20, 1979; Acts 1990, No. 670, §1; Acts 2012, No. 714, §8.

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