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      RS 14:402.1     


§402.1. Taking of contraband to hospitals unlawful; penalty

            A. It shall be unlawful for any person to introduce or attempt to introduce into or upon the grounds or buildings of any hospital or related facility, except through regular channels as authorized by the administrator of the hospital, any of the following articles which are hereby declared contraband for the purposes of this Section, namely: Any intoxicating beverage or beverage which causes or may cause an intoxicating effect, any controlled dangerous substance that has not been prescribed or recommended in accordance with the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law at R.S. 40:961 et seq., and any firearm or other instrumentality customarily considered a dangerous weapon possessed by a person who is prohibited from possessing the firearm or instrumentality pursuant to state or federal law.

            B. Whoever violates any provision of this Section shall upon conviction be imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than three years.

            Added by Acts 1962, No. 383, §1; Acts 2001, No. 403, §1, eff. June 15, 2001; Acts 2018, No. 516, §1.

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