2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:803 - Organization and powers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:803 (2018)

§803. Organization and powers

A. Every prison shall be a political corporation, with power to sue and be sued and shall be governed by a board of governors. The multiparish prison shall be domiciled at the parish seat in one of the parishes designated by the board of governors. It shall be sued at its domicile and service of all legal documents shall be made on the president or secretary of the board of governors.

B. Every multiparish prison may acquire title to property, real and personal, for public purposes by purchase or donation; may own, operate or maintain prison farms and other public works and may operate the farms or other public works in whole or in part with prison labor and persons sentenced to multiparish prisons by the courts.

Amended by Acts 1970, No. 461, §1.

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