2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:645 - Central registry

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:645 (2018)

§645. Central registry

A. The bureau shall establish and maintain a central registry to collect and disseminate information regarding those offenders who are required to register in accordance with this Chapter. The bureau shall provide the information to all law enforcement agencies in this state who request such information in an effort to assist in the prevention of violence and protection of peace officers.

B. Once each year, the bureau shall mail a non-forwardable verification form, not less than five days prior to the anniversary of the date of the offender's initial registration, to the last reported address of each person subject to the provisions of this Section. The person subject to registration shall mail the verification to the bureau within ten days of receipt of the verification form. If the bureau does not receive the verification form within thirty days, the bureau shall immediately notify the sheriff of the parish in which the person's last reported address of residence is located, or in the case of a person residing in a municipality with a population in excess of three hundred thousand persons, the police department of his municipality of residence.

Acts 2005, No. 163, §1, eff. June 28, 2005; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 18, §1.

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