§206.1. Engaging in life safety and property protection contracting without authority
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of life safety and
property protection contracting, as defined in R.S. 40:1664.3, unless he holds an active
license as required by R.S. 40:1664.4.
B. It shall be sufficient for the indictment, affidavit, or complaint to allege that the
accused unlawfully engaged in life safety and property protection contracting without
authority from the office of state fire marshal.
C.(1) Any person violating this Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon
conviction, shall be imprisoned for not more than ninety days, fined not more than five
hundred dollars per day of the violation, or both.
(2) Notwithstanding any action taken by the office of state fire marshal, any person
who does not possess a license as required by R.S. 40:1664.4, and who violates any provision
of this Section and causes harm or damage to another in excess of five hundred dollars, upon
conviction, shall be imprisoned for up to six months, fined not less than five hundred dollars
nor more than five thousand dollars, or both.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 15:571.11, any fine assessed and collected
pursuant to this Subsection shall be remitted to the Louisiana Life Safety and Property
Protection Trust Fund provided for in R.S. 40:1664.9(J).
Acts 2017, No. 170, §1.