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      CHC 914     


Art. 914.  Probation violation; sanctions including revocation

A.  Except as provided in Paragraph B of this Article, if the court finds that the child has violated a condition of his probation, it may, consistent with the best interests of the child and the public, do any of the following:

(1)  Reprimand and warn the child.

(2)  Order that supervision be intensified.

(3)  Impose additional conditions to the probation.

(4)  Extend the period of probation, provided the total amount of time served by the child on probation for any one offense shall not exceed the maximum period of probation authorized by Articles 898 and 900.

(5)  Order that probation be revoked and execute the suspended sentence.

B.  If the probation violation is the illegal or unlawful possession of a firearm, probation revocation is mandatory, and the child shall be committed to the custody of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.

C.  For repeated violations of a judgment of disposition, the court may also find the child in direct or constructive contempt of court and commit him to a juvenile detention center or other licensed facility, provided that the child shall not be physically housed in the same dormitory, room, or area used to house children adjudicated delinquent for behavior other than direct or constructive contempt.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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