2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2105.2 - Opelousas; additional court costs; assessment and disposition

§2105.2. Opelousas; additional court costs; assessment and disposition

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, in all criminal matters, including traffic violation cases, the city judge may assess, in addition to the fine or other penalty which may be legally imposed, costs of court in an amount not to exceed twenty dollars.

B. Except as otherwise provided by law, the proceeds derived from these costs shall be deposited in a special account which shall be subject to audit, and shall be used to provide services for juvenile delinquents, children in need of supervision, families in need of services, or any other related juvenile matter over which the Opelousas City Court has jurisdiction or which is otherwise directly related to assisting or preventing juveniles from being subject to the juvenile jurisdiction of the Opelousas City Court.

Acts 2013, No. 99, §1.

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