2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:571.22 - Limitation of liability; release of information

§571.22. Limitation of liability; release of information

Any probation and parole officer or specialist who releases or uses information contained in the case files of criminal offenders under his supervision, after first obtaining written consent of the district manager having jurisdiction over the offender, for the purpose of protecting the public shall be immune from civil or criminal liability that may otherwise be incurred or imposed. The immunity provided by this Section shall only apply when the officer or specialist acts in good faith and shall not extend to any such person who releases or uses information which is known to be false or releases or uses information with reckless disregard for its truth.

Acts 1997, No. 1437, §1.

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