Current with effective legislation from the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 833 - [Effective Until 8/1/2021] Presence of defendant; misdemeanor prosecutionA. The court may permit a defendant charged with a misdemeanor to be arraigned, enter his plea of guilty, or be tried, in his absence. B. A plea of not guilty of a misdemeanor may always be entered through counsel and in the absence of the defendant.C. Repealed by Acts 2020, No. 160,s. 2.Amended by Acts 2020, No. 160,s. 2, eff. 8/1/2020.Amended by Acts 2017, No. 406,s. 1, eff. 8/1/2017.Acts 1990, No. 543, §1; Acts 1990, No. 593, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1015, §1.This section is set out more than once. See also La. Cr.P. § 833, effective 8/1/2021.