2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:829 - Discipline of inmates

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:829 (2018)

§829. Discipline of inmates

A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall prescribe rules and regulations for the maintenance of good order and discipline for inmates sentenced to the legal custody of the department whether housed in local or state facilities, which rules and regulations shall include procedures for dealing with violations thereof. A copy of such rules and regulations shall be furnished each inmate. Corporal punishment is prohibited.

B. In state facilities the secretary shall maintain a record of charges of infractions of the rules and regulations by inmates, any punishments imposed therefor, and of any medical examinations of inmates.

Added by Acts 1968, No. 192, §1; Acts 2006, No. 60, §1.

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