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      CCRP 890     


Art. 890.  Method of service of sentence of imprisonment; labor and confinement; workday release program

A.  A sentence of imprisonment in the state penitentiary shall be served in conformity with the applicable provisions of Title 15 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 that govern the state penitentiary.

B.  Except in misdemeanor cases, any other sentence of imprisonment subjects the defendant to confinement, and to labor unless otherwise specified.

C.  In all misdemeanor cases in which a sentence of imprisonment is imposed and the sentencing court has ordered the defendant to report to the sheriff for participation in a court-approved workday release program during the term of imprisonment, the defendant shall be subjected to confinement and costs as provided for in R.S. 15:708.

Acts 1986, No. 704, §1.

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