2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:4688 - Actions for offenses and quasi offenses; reporting

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:4688 (2017)

§4688. Actions for offenses and quasi offenses; reporting

A. When a suit has been filed in state district court for damages arising from an offense or quasi offense, including but not limited to wrongful death or redhibition, the clerk of court shall submit information as required by rule of the Supreme Court of Louisiana to the office of the judicial administrator of the supreme court. The judicial administrator shall provide for the method of communication of information provided pursuant to the provisions of this Section.

B. A processing fee of five dollars for the clerk of court and five dollars for the office of the judicial administrator shall be taxed as costs of court in each suit on which the information required by supreme court rule is submitted by the clerk of court. The court costs shall not exceed a total of ten dollars for each suit.

C. The information received by the judicial administrator pursuant to the supreme court rules shall not be subject to subpoena for any purpose by any court or public or legislative body. No state official or employee, clerk of court, nor an employee of a clerk of court shall be subject to subpoena by any court or public or legislative body for the purpose of providing evidence of information provided or obtained pursuant to the supreme court rules.

Acts 2010, No. 706, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2012; Acts 2014, No. 179, §1.

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