2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2153.1 - First and Second City Courts; clerks and constables

§2153.1. First and Second City Courts; clerks and constables

A.(1) There shall be one clerk and one constable of the First City Court of the city of New Orleans, each of whom shall be elected by the qualified voters residing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.

(2) The term of the clerk in office on September 9, 1983 shall terminate on December 31, 1986; thereafter, the successors to the office shall be elected at the congressional elections to terms of six years, beginning with the congressional election in 1986.

(3) The term of the constable in office on the effective date of this Section shall expire on December 31, 1978; however, his successor shall be elected at the same time as district attorneys throughout the state in 1978, and thereafter the successors to the office of constable shall be elected at the same time as the district attorneys throughout the state.

B.(1) There shall be one clerk and one constable of the Second City Court of the city of New Orleans, each of whom shall be elected by the qualified voters residing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.

(2) The term of the clerk in office on the effective date of this Act shall terminate on December 31, 1994; thereafter, the successors to the office shall be elected at the congressional elections to terms of six years, beginning with the congressional election in 1994.

(3) The term of the constable in office on the effective date of this Act shall expire on December 31, 1994; however, the successors to the office shall be elected at the congressional elections to terms of six years, beginning with the congressional election in 1994.

Acts 1975, No. 64, §1; Acts 1977, No. 619, §1. Acts 1983, No. 463, §1; Acts 1985, No. 290, §1; Acts 1990, No. 41, §1, eff. July 1, 1990.

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