2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5533 - Fee for court attendance

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5533 (2017)

§5533. Fee for court attendance

A. Except in the parish of Orleans, the governing body of the parish shall pay to the sheriff or his deputies attending upon the sessions of their respective courts of appeal and district courts reimbursement of thirty-four dollars for each day, and such sums shall be deposited in the sheriff's general fund.

B. The provisions of this Section shall be construed as compensation for performance of the sheriff's duty to attend court as set forth in R.S. 13:5539(A), and in no such case shall the compensation set forth in this Section be construed in such a fashion as to compensate more than one sheriff or sheriff's deputy on any single day per section of court or to require the governing authority to pay a sum exceeding thirty-four dollars per day per section of court, unless the court of appeal or district court secures authority from the governing authority of the parish in which the court is located to have on any single day per section of court more than one sheriff or sheriff's deputy, in which event the governing body of the parish shall pay the reimbursement specified in this Section based on the number of sheriffs or sheriff's deputies assigned.

Amended by Acts 1966, No. 59; Acts 1969, No. 108, §1; Acts 1976, No. 479, §1; Acts 1977, No. 591, §1; Acts 1980, No. 400, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1016, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998; Acts 1999, No. 242, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1430 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3.

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