2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:931 - Purpose and policy
PART V-A. JUVENILE JUSTICE ACCOUNTABILITY
AND COST EFFECTIVENESS
SUBPART I. DATA AND ACCOUNTABILITY
§931. Purpose and policy
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state of Louisiana that all government agencies and officers, all government subdivisions, and all organizations and individuals working with children in the juvenile justice system shall conduct a continuing inquiry into the efficacy, cost effectiveness, and impact on public safety of the treatment and supervision methods that the juvenile justice system employs. The purpose of this policy is to promote accountability, efficiency, and cost effectiveness, and to facilitate continuous improvement by requiring regular reporting of clear and reliable data on Louisiana's juvenile justice system.
Acts 2016, No. 499, §1.