§413. Loss or destruction of licenses
A. If any license shall be lost or destroyed, the person to whom it was issued shall submit satisfactory proof to the office of motor vehicles of such loss or destruction and shall apply for, within ten days after such loss or destruction, a duplicate license.
B. For each duplicate license so issued there shall be collected the sum of five dollars, except no fee shall be charged to a child who is in foster care, as defined in Article 603 of the Louisiana Children's Code. However, if the original license was stolen as evidenced by a police report, there shall be no collection of this charge or handling charge as provided in R.S. 32:412.1.
C. If any license which was issued to a Louisiana domiciliary or resident who is temporarily out of state, or who is a domiciliary or resident who is an active member of the Armed Forces, or who is a domiciliary resident dependent of a member of the active Armed Forces, in lieu thereof has been lost or destroyed, the person to whom the license was issued, or a person who has power of attorney for the person to whom the license was issued, may submit satisfactory proof to the office of motor vehicles of such loss or destruction and may apply for a duplicate license.
Amended by Acts 1958, No. 68, §1; Acts 1982, No. 334, §1; Acts 1984, No. 629, §1; Acts 1989, No. 293, §1, eff. June 27, 1989; Acts 1993, No. 464, §1; Acts 2004, No. 314, §1; Acts 2009, No. 349, §1, eff. July 1, 2009.