2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:857 - Chaplains; access to inmates

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:857 (2018)

§857. Chaplains; access to inmates

The warden shall provide for the services on a contractual basis of a full-time minister of the predominant non-Catholic denomination who shall serve as the Protestant chaplain. The inmates shall at all times have access to the Protestant chaplain. He shall be paid a monthly fee to be fixed by the warden to be paid out of the funds regularly appropriated for the state penitentiary. The warden may provide for the employment of additional part-time chaplains of any religious denomination on a contractual basis and shall have authority to fix their fees.

Amended by Acts 1952, No. 207, §1; Acts 1958, No. 481, §1.

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