2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1587.1 - Juvenile Court of the parish of Orleans; clerk of court; bailiffs; minute clerks; stenographers and other personnel; probation officers

§1587.1. Juvenile Court of the parish of Orleans; clerk of court; bailiffs; minute clerks; stenographers and other personnel; probation officers

A. There shall be a clerk of court whose title shall be Clerk of the Juvenile Court for the parish of Orleans who shall be chosen and appointed by the concurrence of the judges, and the salary of the clerk of court shall be in conformance with the adopted unclassified pay plan of the city of New Orleans and payable by the city of New Orleans. The city of New Orleans shall in its annual budget provide a sum sufficient for the salary of said clerk of court.

B. Each judge of the court may appoint a bailiff, a stenographer and such stenographic, clerical, and other personnel as may be deemed necessary to make the functions of the court effective and provide adequate service. The city of New Orleans shall in its annual budget provide a sum sufficient for the salaries of such personnel.

C. All employees of the probation department and probation services for the Juvenile Court for the Parish of Orleans on and after the effective date of this Act shall be transferred to and provided by the Department of Health and Human Resources in accordance with existing statutes, subject to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana civil service system or its successor. The duties of probation officers shall be fixed in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Juvenile Procedure and of R.S. 46:1251 through R.S. 46:1256. The salaries, related benefits, and operational expenses incurred in the provision of probation services shall be at the expense of the state and sufficient funds therefor shall be budgeted by the legislature.

D. The positions of employment covering the employees of the probation department of Juvenile Court for the parish of Orleans shall, on and after the effective date of this Act, be transferred to and be in the classified service of the state of Louisiana, and on and after said date shall be governed by all of the provisions of Article X of the Constitution of Louisiana of 1974 in the same manner and to the same extent as are other employees and positions placed by said provisions within the classified civil service of the state of Louisiana.

E. All employees of the probation department of the Juvenile Court for the parish of Orleans whose positions of employment are placed in the classified civil service of the state by the provisions of this Section shall, on the effective date of this Act, acquire probational civil service status in the class of position they are occupying on such date. Thereafter they shall be deemed classified civil service employees in their respective classification, and shall be subject to and governed by the provisions of Article X of the Constitution of Louisiana of 1974 and the rules and regulations adopted by the State Civil Service Commission.

Acts 1950, No. 369, §1. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 267, §1, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.

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