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Estatutos Legales: Louisiana

ACTUALIZADA 19 de septiembre, 2017

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Part II. Domestic Abuse Assistance

back to top§ 2136.3. Prohibition on the possession of firearms by a person against whom a protective order is issued

A. Any person against whom the court has issued a permanent injunction or a protective order pursuant to a court-approved consent agreement or pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 9:361 et seq., R.S. 9:372, R.S. 46:2136, 2151, or 2173, Children's Code Article 1570, Code of Civil Procedure Article 3607.1, or Code of Criminal Procedure Articles 30, 327.1, 335.1, 335.2, or 871.1 shall be prohibited from possessing a firearm for the duration of the injunction or protective order if both of the following occur:

(1) The permanent injunction or protective order includes a finding that the person subject to the permanent injunction or protective order represents a credible threat to the physical safety of a family member or household member.

(2) The permanent injunction or protective order informs the person subject to the permanent injunction or protective order that the person is prohibited from possessing a firearm pursuant to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(8) and R.S. 46:2136.3.

B. For the provisions of this Section, “firearm” means any pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun, submachine gun, black powder weapon, or assault rifle which is designed to fire or is capable of firing fixed cartridge ammunition or from which a shot or projectile is discharged by an explosive.

Added by Acts 2014, No. 195, § 2. Amended by Acts 2015, No. 440, § 3.