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CHAPTER 2. LIMITATIONS UPON TRIAL

Art. 578. General rule

A. Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, no trial shall be commenced nor any bail obligation be enforceable:

(1) In capital cases after three years from the date of institution of the prosecution;

(2) In other felony cases after two years from the date of institution of the prosecution; and

(3) In misdemeanor cases after one year from the date of institution of the prosecution.

B. The offense charged shall determine the applicable limitation.

Acts 2006, No. 123, §1, eff. June 2, 2006.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp578

CHAPTER 2. LIMITATIONS UPON TRIAL

Art. 578. General rule

A. Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, no trial shall be commenced nor any bail obligation be enforceable:

(1) In capital cases after three years from the date of institution of the prosecution;

(2) In other felony cases after two years from the date of institution of the prosecution; and

(3) In misdemeanor cases after one year from the date of institution of the prosecution.

B. The offense charged shall determine the applicable limitation.

Acts 2006, No. 123, §1, eff. June 2, 2006.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp578

CHAPTER 2. LIMITATIONS UPON TRIAL

Art. 578. General rule

A. Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, no trial shall be commenced nor any bail obligation be enforceable:

(1) In capital cases after three years from the date of institution of the prosecution;

(2) In other felony cases after two years from the date of institution of the prosecution; and

(3) In misdemeanor cases after one year from the date of institution of the prosecution.

B. The offense charged shall determine the applicable limitation.

Acts 2006, No. 123, §1, eff. June 2, 2006.

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