§68. Unauthorized use of a movable
A. Unauthorized use of a movable is the intentional taking or use of a movable
which belongs to another, either without the other's consent, or by means of fraudulent
conduct, practices, or representations, but without any intention to deprive the other of the
movable permanently. The fact that the movable so taken or used may be classified as an
immovable, according to the law pertaining to civil matters, is immaterial.
B. Whoever commits the crime of unauthorized use of a movable having a value of
one thousand dollars or less shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, imprisoned
for not more than six months, or both. Whoever commits the crime of unauthorized use of
a movable having a value in excess of one thousand dollars shall be fined not more than five
thousand dollars, imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than two years, or
Amended by Acts 1980, No. 692, §1; Acts 1980, No. 708, §1; Acts 1981, No. 293,
§1; Acts 1993, No. 419, §1; Acts 2010, No. 396, §1; Acts 2017, No. 281, §1.