CCRP 883.1     

Art. 883.1. Sentences concurrent with sentences of other jurisdictions

NOTE: Art. 883.1 effective until December 1, 2017. See Acts 2017, No. 98, §1.

            A. The sentencing court may specify that the sentence imposed be served concurrently with a sentence imposed by a federal court or a court of any other state and that service of the concurrent terms of imprisonment in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state shall be in satisfaction of the sentence imposed in this state in the manner and to the same extent as if the defendant had been committed to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for the term of years served in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state. When serving a concurrent sentence in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state, the defendant shall receive credit for time served as allowed under the laws of this state.

            B. Whenever sentence is imposed under the provisions of this Article, the court shall order that the defendant be remanded to the custody of the sheriff of the parish in which the conviction was had in the event that the terms of imprisonment to which the defendant is sentenced in the foreign jurisdiction terminates prior to the date on which the sentence imposed in this state is to terminate.

            C. In every case where a sentence at hard labor is imposed under the provisions of this Article, the court shall order that a certified copy of the court minutes and court order be forwarded to the Louisiana Department of Corrections. Should the defendant complete his term of imprisonment during his incarceration in the other jurisdiction, the department shall forward a copy of the discharge papers to the sheriff in the parish of conviction and to the appropriate authorities having physical custody of the defendant.

NOTE: Art. 883.1 as amended by Acts 2017, No. 260, §1, effective December 1, 2017.

            A. The sentencing court may specify that the sentence imposed be served concurrently with a sentence imposed by a federal court or a court of any other state and that service of the concurrent terms of imprisonment in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state shall be in satisfaction of the sentence imposed in this state in the manner and to the same extent as if the defendant had been committed to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections for the term of years served in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state. When serving a concurrent sentence in a federal correctional institution or a correctional institution of another state, the defendant shall receive credit for time served as allowed under the laws of this state.

            B. Whenever sentence is imposed under the provisions of this Article, the court shall order that the defendant be remanded to the custody of the sheriff of the parish in which the defendant was convicted in the event that the terms of imprisonment to which the defendant is sentenced in the foreign jurisdiction terminates prior to the date on which the sentence imposed in this state is to terminate. If the defendant completes the term of imprisonment during his incarceration in the other jurisdiction, the department shall forward a copy of the discharge papers to the sheriff in the parish of conviction and to the appropriate authorities having physical custody of the defendant.

            C. In every case where a sentence at hard labor is imposed under the provisions of this Article, the court shall order that a certified copy of the Uniform Sentencing Commitment Order in the format authorized by the Louisiana Supreme Court be forwarded to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. If the department needs information relating to the sentence not provided in the Uniform Sentencing Commitment Order, it may request that information from the court.

            Added by Acts 1976, No. 490, §1; Acts 1991, No. 138, §2; Acts 2017, No. 98, §1, eff. December 1, 2017.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1991, NO. 138, §§4 AND 5, FOR SPECIAL EFFECTIVE DATE AND APPLICABILITY PROVISIONS.}}