2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:996.4 - Judicial expense fund; disbursements
§996.4. Judicial expense fund; disbursements
A. The judges, en banc, of the Family Court for the parish of East Baton Rouge, in lieu of all or any part of the fees for reporting and transcribing testimony authorized under the provisions of R.S. 13:961(F) or other applicable laws, and in addition to salaries otherwise provided, authorized, or established by law, may fix and pay each of their court reporters a salary from the judicial expense fund. The judges, en banc, may further appoint such secretarial, clerical, research, administrative, or other personnel as they deem necessary to expedite the business and function of the court and fix and pay all or any part of the salaries of such personnel out of the monies in the judicial expense fund. In like manner, the judges, en banc, may utilize the monies in the judicial expense fund to pay all or any part of the cost of establishing or maintaining or both, a law library for the court, or for buying or maintaining or both, any type of equipment, supplies, or other items consistent with or germane to the efficient operation of the court. In general, the judicial expense fund is established and may be used for any purpose or purposes connected with, incidental to or related to the proper administration or functions of the court, of the office of the individual judges and is in addition to any and all other funds, salaries, expenses, or other monies now or hereafter provided, authorized, or established by law for any of these purposes.
Added by Acts 1980, No. 505, §1.