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Art. 211.3. Littering; citation or summons by peace officer instead of arrest; affidavits

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed an offense of littering under the provisions of R.S. 30:2531 through 2531.3, he shall issue a written citation or summons to the offender in accordance with law, commanding him to appear and answer the charge.

B. For the purposes of this Section, reasonable belief may be based upon an affidavit completed on a form provided by any sheriff or the chief of police of the city of New Orleans for such purpose, containing the sworn statement of any Louisiana citizen of the age of majority, deposing that the citizen witnessed an act of littering, and particularly describing the offender and any vehicle or watercraft involved. Any form provided by a sheriff or the chief shall be pre-addressed and returnable to such sheriff or chief of police.

Acts 1989, No. 712, §1; Acts 1992, No. 360, §2; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 148, §9.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp211.3

Art. 211.3. Littering; citation or summons by peace officer instead of arrest; affidavits

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed an offense of littering under the provisions of R.S. 30:2531 through 2531.3, he shall issue a written citation or summons to the offender in accordance with law, commanding him to appear and answer the charge.

B. For the purposes of this Section, reasonable belief may be based upon an affidavit completed on a form provided by any sheriff or the chief of police of the city of New Orleans for such purpose, containing the sworn statement of any Louisiana citizen of the age of majority, deposing that the citizen witnessed an act of littering, and particularly describing the offender and any vehicle or watercraft involved. Any form provided by a sheriff or the chief shall be pre-addressed and returnable to such sheriff or chief of police.

Acts 1989, No. 712, §1; Acts 1992, No. 360, §2; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 148, §9.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp211.3

Art. 211.3. Littering; citation or summons by peace officer instead of arrest; affidavits

A. When a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe a person has committed an offense of littering under the provisions of R.S. 30:2531 through 2531.3, he shall issue a written citation or summons to the offender in accordance with law, commanding him to appear and answer the charge.

B. For the purposes of this Section, reasonable belief may be based upon an affidavit completed on a form provided by any sheriff or the chief of police of the city of New Orleans for such purpose, containing the sworn statement of any Louisiana citizen of the age of majority, deposing that the citizen witnessed an act of littering, and particularly describing the offender and any vehicle or watercraft involved. Any form provided by a sheriff or the chief shall be pre-addressed and returnable to such sheriff or chief of police.

Acts 1989, No. 712, §1; Acts 1992, No. 360, §2; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 148, §9.

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