RS 14:68.4     

§68.4. Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle

            A. Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle is the intentional taking or use of a motor vehicle 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 motor vehicle permanently.

            B. Whoever commits the crime of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars or imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than two years or both.

            C. When the misappropriation or taking amounts to less than a value of one thousand dollars, the offender shall be imprisoned for not more than six months, or fined not more than one thousand dollars, or both.

            Acts 1995, No. 904, §1; Acts 2017, No. 281, §1; Acts 2022, No. 746, §1.