2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1595.2 - Judicial expense fund for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court; established; disbursements

§1595.2. Judicial expense fund for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court; established; disbursements

A. In all delinquency and children in need of supervision cases over which the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court has jurisdiction, there shall be taxed as costs against every juvenile who is adjudicated delinquent, admits to allegations contained in the petition, or enters into an informal adjudication the sum of fifty dollars, which shall be transmitted to the judicial administrator of the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court for further disposition in accordance herewith.

B. The judicial administrator shall place all sums collected or received under this Section in a separate account to be designated as the judicial expense fund for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court. The judges of the court shall cause to be conducted annually an audit of the fund and the books and accounts relating thereto and shall file the same with the office of the legislative auditor where it shall be available for public inspection.

C. The judicial expense fund may be used for any operating expense of the court, including salaries for court reporters, bailiffs, minute clerks, and other court personnel and is in addition to any and all other funds, salaries, expenses, or other monies that are provided, authorized, or established by law.

D. No salary shall be paid from the judicial expense fund to any judges of the court.

Acts 1992, No. 736, §1.

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