2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:572.3 - Powers of the board

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:572.3 (2018)

§572.3. Powers of the board

In addition to the other powers, duties, and functions set forth in this Part, the board may:

(1) Adopt rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this Part and its duties and functions in connection therewith.

(2) Employ a staff, including such administrative, clerical and legal personnel, and other professional personnel with training or past experience in criminology or related fields such as sociology, psychology, or psychiatry, as it finds are necessary to effectuate its purposes, powers, and duties. The board shall fix the compensation and duties of its staff, in conformity with applicable civil service and other laws.

(3) Do such other things as are necessary to carry out its powers, duties, and functions.

(4) Sanction the applicant's disorderly, threatening, or insolent behavior, or use of insulting, abusive, or obscene language or written communication in connection with the application before the board. A decision to sanction may result in the immediate termination of the proceedings and a recommendation against the relief sought by the applicant. The applicant shall be informed of the sanction at the commencement of the proceedings.

Added by Acts 1975, No. 593, §2, eff. July 1, 1975; Acts 1997, No. 1196, §1.

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