2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:858 - Catholic priest for penitentiary; method of appointment; access to inmates

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:858 (2018)

§858. Catholic priest for penitentiary; method of appointment; access to inmates

The warden shall provide for the services on a contractual basis of a full-time Catholic priest who shall be appointed by and subject to the archbishop of New Orleans who shall serve as the Catholic chaplain. The inmates shall at all times have access to the Catholic chaplain. He shall be paid a monthly fee by the warden to be paid out of the funds regularly appropriated for the state penitentiary, which monthly fee shall be the same amount as the monthly fee paid the full-time minister serving as Protestant chaplain.

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

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