2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:578.1 - Pretrial diversion program for driving while intoxicated; criminal history records

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:578.1 (2018)

§578.1. Pretrial diversion program for driving while intoxicated; criminal history records

Pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 15:242, the prosecuting authority shall maintain a list of all persons arrested for a violation of R.S. 14:98, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, or a parish or municipal ordinance that prohibits operating a vehicle while intoxicated, while impaired, or while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any controlled dangerous substance, and placed by the prosecuting authority into a pretrial diversion program. The arrest record and placement into the pretrial diversion or intervention program shall become a public record when the person successfully completes the pretrial diversion or intervention program or is terminated from the program. Such record shall be maintained for a period of five years from the date of arrest and shall not be subject to expungement or destruction during the period.

Acts 1997, No. 714, §1.

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