2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1000.13 - Twenty-Seventh Judicial District Court; additional warrant recall fees
§1000.13. Twenty-Seventh Judicial District Court; additional warrant recall fees
A. The Twenty-Seventh Judicial District Court may levy and impose a warrant recall fee not to exceed fifty dollars on all persons who fail to appear as ordered on all felony offenses, misdemeanor offenses, and traffic offenses where a warrant for arrest is issued. This fee shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed and which shall be transmitted to the clerk for further disposition in accordance with the provisions of this Section.
B. The clerk of court shall place all sums collected or received pursuant to this Section in a separate account. All monies in this account shall be used solely for the purpose of defraying the expenses associated with recalling warrants and for the operational expenses of the court.
C. No more than four warrant recall fees shall be imposed by each judge against any person pursuant to the provisions of this Section.
D. In the event that an individual is unable to pay the cost when assessed, the court may allow payment to be deferred within a certain time frame, based on the person's ability to pay the costs.
Acts 2015, No. 197, §1.