2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 24 - Legislature and Laws
RS 24:555 - Contempt of council; authority to conduct proceedings

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 24:555 (2018)

§555. Contempt of council; authority to conduct proceedings

Failure to comply with any order of the council issued in accordance with or under the authority of this Chapter, refusal to testify, or any act of disrespect or of disorderly or contemptuous behavior before the council shall constitute contempt of the council; and the council shall have the power and authority to initiate and conduct proceedings for contempt, and to prescribe punishment in the event there is a finding of contempt. In addition, false swearing or perjury before the council shall, in like manner, be punished in accordance with the laws of the state.

Acts 1978, No. 357, §2. Amended by Acts 1980, No. 511, §1.

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