2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2563.8 - Traffic offenses

§2563.8. Traffic offenses

The judge of the court shall have the power to fix a schedule of fines, including costs, for the various traffic offenses, and any person charged with such an offense may plead guilty before the appropriate law enforcement officer, being the sheriff or his deputy or the chief law enforcement officer or his assistant of the particular municipality depending upon where the offense occurred, who shall make a record of the plea, and the person so pleading shall pay to such officer the fine and cost for such offense as fixed by the judge in his schedule of fines for the particular offense. The law enforcement officer shall notify the clerk of the plea and the clerk shall make an entry of the plea.

Added by Acts 1976, No. 307, §1, eff. Jan. 3, 1977. Amended by Acts 1978, No. 620, §1.

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