2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:807 - Municipalities may send prisoners to multiparish prisons for confinement
§807. Municipalities may send prisoners to multiparish prisons for confinement
A. A municipality, whenever it so desires, may have prisoners convicted by the municipal courts of violations of municipal ordinances sentenced to work on or be confined at the multiparish prison upon agreement by the governing authority of the municipality and the governing authorities of the parish farm for the charges and expenses of keeping the prisoners.
B. The governing authority of a municipality may enter into a contract with the governing authorities of a multiparish prison to determine the costs to be paid by the municipality to the multiparish prison for the keeping of prisoners. The charges shall be determined by mutual agreement.
Amended by Acts 1970, No. 461, §1.