2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:849 - Establishment; purpose and title

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:849 (2018)



§849. Establishment; purpose and title

A. The governing authority of Terrebonne Parish may create a department of corrections and rehabilitation. Said department shall have the authority to establish, and construct or designate a centralized, single-parish jail and prison for the purpose of providing for the maintenance and upkeep of all persons lawfully incarcerated in Terrebonne Parish. If created, established, and constructed or designated under this Part, this jail and prison shall be known as the Terrebonne Parish Detention Center.

B. No other provision of this Part shall become effective until and unless the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government creates and establishes, by resolution of the parish council of such body, a department of corrections and rehabilitation.

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

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