2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:996 - Judicial Clerk's Fund for Thirty-second Judicial District established

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:996 (2017)

§996. Judicial Clerk's Fund for Thirty-second Judicial District established

A. In addition to all other fees or costs now or hereafter provided by law, the clerk of court of the Thirty-second Judicial District 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, a sum to be determined by the judges of said district, sitting en banc, which sum shall not exceed twenty dollars, subject, however, to the provisions of Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, Article 5181 et seq.; and, in all criminal cases over which the Thirty-second Judicial District Court has jurisdiction, there shall be taxed as costs against every defendant who is convicted after trial or after plea of guilty or who forfeits his bond, a sum likewise determined but which shall not exceed twenty dollars, which shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed and which shall be transmitted to the said clerk for further disposition in accordance herewith.

B. REPEALED BY ACTS 1993, NO. 834, §6, Eff. JUNE 22, 1993.

C. The clerk of court shall place all sums collected or received under this Section in a separate account to be designated as the Judicial Clerk's Fund for the Thirty-second Judicial District Court. The judges, en banc, of the Thirty-second Judicial District shall have control over and administer the funds and all disbursements made therefrom. They shall cause to be conducted annually an audit of the fund and the books and accounts relating thereto, and shall file the same with the office of the legislative auditor where it shall be available for public inspection.

Acts 1980, No. 754, §1, eff. July 31, 1980; Acts 1990, No. 72, §1; Acts 1993, No. 834, §6, eff. June 22, 1993; Acts 1993, No. 933, §1.

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