2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15: 744.7 - Recordkeeping and retention

§744.7. Recordkeeping and retention

A. The prison operator authorizing the use of restraints on a pregnant prisoner pursuant to this Part shall, within ten days of the use of restraints, make a written record of the use of restraints, which record shall include the type of restraint used, the circumstances that necessitated the use of restraints, and the length of time that restraints were used.

B. The prison operator shall retain this written record for a minimum of five years and shall make the record available for public inspection with individually identifying information redacted from the record unless the prisoner who is the subject of the record gives prior written consent for the public release of the record. The written record of the use of restraints shall not constitute a medical record for purposes of state or federal law.

Acts 2012, No. 761, §1.

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