2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5601 - Fees of the criminal sheriff for sureties for surrender of a defendant or arrest of a defendant

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5601 (2017)

§5601. Fees of the criminal sheriff for sureties for surrender of a defendant or arrest of a defendant

A. The criminal sheriff for the parish of Orleans shall collect from a surety the fee of twenty-five dollars, when a surety surrenders a defendant to the criminal sheriff pursuant to the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Art. 338.

B. The surety shall pay the fee for recalling the capias, accepting the surrender, processing the paperwork, and giving the surety a letter releasing him from his obligation under the defendant's bond.

C. When a capias is issued by the court for a person who has not appeared in court as ordered and the sheriff's office, acting on said capias, has to arrest the defendant, the surety shall pay a fee of fifty dollars to the criminal sheriff before the surety is released from the obligation of the bond.

D. Repealed by Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 20, §2, eff. June 12, 2011.

Added by Acts 1983, No. 502, §1; Acts 1991, No. 289, §10; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 20, §2, eff. June 12, 2011; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1521.1 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3.

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