§62.6.  Simple burglary of a religious building

A.  Simple burglary of a religious building is the unauthorized entering of any church, synagogue, mosque, or other building, structure, or place primarily used for religious worship or other religious purpose with the intent to commit a felony or any theft therein, other than as set forth in R.S. 14:60.

B.  Whoever commits the crime of simple burglary of a religious building shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars and imprisoned with or without hard labor for not less than two years nor more than twelve years.  At least two years of the sentence of imprisonment shall be imposed without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence.

Acts 1997, No. 405, §1.