2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:996.36.1 - Additional fees or costs; Eighteenth Judicial District

§996.36.1. Additional fees or costs; Eighteenth Judicial District

A. In addition to all other fees or costs provided for in R.S. 13:996.36(A), the clerk of the Eighteenth Judicial District Court shall collect from every person filing any type of civil suit or proceeding and who is not otherwise exempted by law from the payment of court costs, an additional sum to be determined by a majority of the judges of said district, sitting en banc, which sum shall not exceed ten dollars, subject, however, to the provisions of Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure Article 5181 et seq.

B. In addition to all other fees or costs provided for in R.S. 13:996.36(A), in all criminal cases over which the Eighteenth Judicial District Court has jurisdiction, it shall tax as costs against every defendant who is convicted after trial or who pleads guilty or who forfeits his bond, a sum likewise determined but which shall not exceed ten dollars, which shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed and which shall be transmitted each month to the court by the sheriff for further disposition in accordance herewith.

Acts 1999, No. 1187, §1; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 38, §1.

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