2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:848.1 - Organization and powers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:848.1 (2018)

§848.1. Organization and powers

A. The Lincoln Parish Detention Center shall be a political corporation, with power to sue and be sued and shall be governed by a commission to be known as the Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission. The Lincoln Parish Detention Center shall be domiciled at the parish seat. It shall be sued at its domicile and service of all legal documents shall be made on the chairman or vice-chairman of the commission.

B. The Lincoln Parish Detention Center may acquire title to movable property for public purposes by purchase or donation, may operate or maintain prison farms, and may operate or maintain the farms in whole or in part with prison labor and persons sentenced to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center by city or district courts.

C. Except only as hereinafter specifically provided, all persons lawfully incarcerated in Lincoln Parish shall be incarcerated in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center, subject to the exclusive jurisdiction and control of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center Commission.

Added by Acts 1982, No. 569, §1.

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