2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:849.2 - Terrebonne Parish Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Commission; establishment; members

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:849.2 (2018)

§849.2. Terrebonne Parish Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Commission; establishment; members

A. The department shall be governed by the Terrebonne Parish Corrections and Rehabilitation Commission, hereinafter to be referred to as the "commission". It shall be domiciled at the parish seat. It shall be sued at its domicile. Service of all legal documents shall be made on the chairman and vice chairman of the commission.

B.(1) The commission shall be composed of the president of Terrebonne Parish during his tenure as such; a member of the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government other than its president who shall be selected by a majority vote of the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government Council for a term of four years or until his term of office ends, whichever occurs first; the sheriff of Terrebonne Parish; the chief of police of the city of Houma; and the coroner of the parish of Terrebonne.

(2) The chairman of the commission shall be selected by majority vote of all members of the commission. The chairman shall conduct all meetings of the commission in accordance with law and the resolutions adopted by a majority of the commission. In the same manner, the commission shall select a vice chairman from among its number, who shall serve as chairman in the latter's absence.

C. The council clerk of the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government may serve as ex officio secretary and treasurer of the commission, respectively.

D. The members of the Terrebonne Parish Detention Center Commission shall receive no compensation.

Acts 1984, No. 821, §1, eff. July 13, 1984.

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