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      RS 56:139     


§139.  Criminal penalty

A.  Whoever violates any of the provisions of this Subpart, where no fine or imprisonment has been otherwise specifically provided, shall be guilty of a class one violation.  For the third offense, the license under which said violation occurred shall be revoked and shall not be reinstated at any time during the period for which it has been issued and for one year thereafter.  The jail sentences herein provided shall be mandatory except for the first and second offenses, which shall be at the discretion of the court, and no sentence or fine shall be suspended for any cause or reason whatever, nor shall any diminution of any sentence be granted or allowed for good behavior or otherwise.  

B.  Upon conviction for any offense for which a penalty is provided by Subsection (A) hereof or by any other provision of this Subpart, and in addition to such penalty, the court may suspend or revoke the offender's hunting and/or fishing license and any or all privileges to hunt or to fish in this state that may be granted under any law or color of law whenever, in the judgment of the court, the circumstances warrant suspension or revocation, and in such case the suspension or revocation shall be for a period not to exceed the period for which the license was issued plus one year thereafter.  

Amended by Acts 1958, No. 133, §1; Acts 1970, No. 339, §1; Acts 1993, No. 188, §1.  

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