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Rs 14:223.3 Penalties

§223.3. Penalties

Any person, any member of a partnership, or any officer or employee of a corporation found guilty of violating any provision of R.S. 14:223 through 223.8 shall be punished as follows:

(1) For the first offense of a violation of R.S. 14:223, 223.5, or 223.6 involving fewer than one hundred phonorecords; a violation of R.S. 14:223.7 involving fewer than one hundred counterfeit labels affixed or designed to be affixed to phonorecords; a violation of R.S. 14:223.6 involving fewer than one hundred articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are recorded; or a violation of R.S. 14:223.7 involving fewer than one hundred counterfeit labels affixed or designed to be affixed to articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are or are to be recorded, the offender shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both.

(2) For the first offense of a violation of R.S. 14:223.8, the offender shall be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than two years with or without hard labor, or both.

(3) For any offense of a violation of R.S. 14:223, 223.5, or 223.6 involving one hundred or more phonorecords; a violation of R.S. 14:223.7 involving one hundred or more counterfeit labels affixed or designed to be affixed to phonorecords; a violation of R.S. 14:223.6 involving one hundred or more articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are recorded; or a violation of R.S. 14:223.7 involving one hundred or more counterfeit labels affixed or designed to be affixed to articles upon which motion pictures or other audiovisual works are or are to be recorded, the offender shall be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than five years with or without hard labor, or both.

(4) For the second and subsequent violations of R.S. 14:223 through 223.8, the offender shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not less than two years nor more than five years with or without hard labor, or both.

(5) Whenever any person is convicted of any violation of R.S. 14:223 through 223.8, the court in its judgment of conviction may, in addition to any other penalty, order the forfeiture and destruction or other disposition of all unlawful recordings, counterfeit labels, and all implements, devices, and equipment used or intended to be used in the manufacture of the unlawful recordings or counterfeit labels. The court may enter an order preserving such recordings, labels, implements, devices, or equipment as evidence for use in other cases or pending the final determination of an appeal.

Acts 1972, No. 350, §4; Acts 1990, No. 122, §1; Acts 2005, No. 13, §1.

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Louisiana
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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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