Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:398.1

  • Commissioner: means the deputy secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1

            A. All traffic enforcement agencies in this state shall provide traffic citations in appropriate form containing notices to appear, which shall be issued through one of the following manners:

            (1) Books with citations in quadruplicate and meeting the requirements of this Part and approved by the commissioner.

            (2) Electronic tickets or e-tickets meeting the requirements of this Part and approved by the commissioner. For the purposes of this Section, an “electronic ticket” or “e-ticket” means a ticket that is electronically generated and transmitted.

            B. The chief administrative officer of each traffic-enforcement agency shall issue these books, maintain a record of each book and each citation contained therein issued to all individual members of the traffic enforcement agency and shall require and retain a receipt for each book issued.

            C. Repealed by Acts 2018, No. 192, §1.

            Added by Acts 1968, No. 273, §5. Amended by Acts 1977, No. 113, §1, eff. June 22, 1977; Acts 1997, No. 759, §1, eff. July 10, 1997; Acts 2008, No. 175, §1; Acts 2018, No. 192, §1.