2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:86 - Judicial College; education account; sources of funds
§86. Judicial College; education account; sources of funds
A. In addition to any other filing fee or cost imposed or authorized by law, the clerk of the supreme court and each city, parish, juvenile, family, district, and appellate court shall impose and collect from each party liable for court costs the additional sum of fifty cents for the initial filing in all civil matters.
B. In addition to the costs provided for in Subsection A of this Section, a person convicted of a felony, a misdemeanor, or violating an ordinance of any local government, including a traffic felony, traffic misdemeanor, or a local traffic violation, shall be assessed an additional fifty cents as a special court cost. These costs shall be imposed by all courts, including mayor's courts and magistrate courts.
C. All funds collected pursuant to this Section shall be deposited into a special account and transmitted monthly to the Louisiana Supreme Court in the manner and form specified by the supreme court and shall be used to defray the costs associated with the general growth and program improvement strategies of the Judicial College. The supreme court shall conduct an annual audit of the books and accounts relating to the funds collected pursuant to this Section, and shall file the audit with the legislative auditor where it shall be available for public inspection.
Acts 2016, No. 131, §1.