2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:590 - Obtaining and filing fingerprint and identification data

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:590 (2018)

§590. Obtaining and filing fingerprint and identification data

            The bureau shall obtain and file the name, fingerprints, description, photographs, and any other pertinent identifying data as the deputy secretary deems necessary, of any person who meets any of the following:

            (1) Has been or is hereafter arrested, formally indicted, or taken into custody in this state;

            (a) For any offense which is a felony and for certain misdemeanor offenses designated by the deputy secretary;

            (b) For any violation of any ordinance which the bureau shall determine to be substantially related to or the equivalent of any offense described under state law as a felony offense; or

            (c) For any other offense which the deputy secretary may designate.

            (2) Is or becomes confined to any prison, penal institution, correctional facility, or institution for the criminally insane.

            (3) After death, has become a human corpse which is unidentified or involved in any autopsy or inquest by a coroner.

            (4) Is a fugitive from justice.

            (5) Is or has been a habitual offender.

            (6) Has been arrested, or has been issued a summons, for any offense that is defined in R.S. 15:603 as a felony, felony-grade delinquent act, or other specified offense.

            (7) Has been arrested, or has been issued a summons, for a violation of R.S. 14:98.

            (8) Has been arrested, or has been issued a summons and subsequently convicted, for a violation of any state law or local ordinance that prohibits the use of force or a deadly weapon against any family member or household member as those terms are defined by R.S. 14:35.3 or that prohibits the use of force or violence against a dating partner as defined by R.S. 14:34.9.

            Acts 1981, No. 449, §1, eff. July 1, 1981; Acts 2014, No. 299, §1; Acts 2015, No. 440, §2; Acts 2017, No. 84, §2.

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