2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:850.2 - Organization and powers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:850.2 (2018)

§850.2. Organization and powers

A. The Union 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 "Union Parish Detention Center Commission". The Union 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 Union Parish Detention Center may acquire title to movable property for the 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 Union Parish Detention Center by city or district courts.

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

Acts 1989, No. 539, §1.

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