2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:780 - Construction and severability

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:780 (2018)

§780. Construction and severability

            A. The provisions of this compact shall be liberally construed and shall be severable. If any phrase, clause, sentence, or provision of this compact is declared to be contrary to the constitution of any participating state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this compact and the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstance shall not be affected thereby. If this compact shall be held contrary to the constitution of any state participating therein, the compact shall remain in full force and effect as to the remaining states and in full force and effect as to the state affected as to all severable matters.

            B. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections is authorized and directed to do all things necessary or incidental to the carrying out of the compact in every particular.

            Acts 2018, No. 440, §1.

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