2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:893 - Adult correctional institutions

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:893 (2018)

§893. Adult correctional institutions

A. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, with the approval of the Board of Corrections1 and the governor, is hereby authorized to create, establish, operate, and maintain such adult correctional institutions as may be needed to fulfill the department's obligations, provided necessary funds have been appropriated by the Louisiana Legislature.

B. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections may house inmates in tent or tent-like structures unless prohibited by federal law or a specific court order.

Added by Acts 1968, No. 246, §1. Amended by Acts 1975, No. 572, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1272, §1.

1Bd. of Corrections repealed by Acts 1981, No. 873, §4.

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