Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:625

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

            A. By February fifteenth of each year, each district attorney or other prosecution agency shall report all of the following information for the prior calendar year to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice:

            (1) The number of material witness warrants applied for pursuant to this Section which has been filed into the record of any criminal prosecution proceeding within their jurisdiction.

            (2) The number of material witness warrants signed by a judge.

            (3) The number of material witness warrants executed.

            (4) The number of victims as defined in R.S. 15:257.1(C) incarcerated pursuant to a material witness warrant.

            B. By March first of each year, the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice shall transmit the information required in Subsection A of this Section to the chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary C and the chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary and shall publish the information on the website of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration on Criminal Justice.

            Acts 2019, No. 410, §1, eff. June 11, 2019.