2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1224 - Drug Abuse Education and Treatment Fund; creation; purpose

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:1224 (2018)

§1224. Drug Abuse Education and Treatment Fund; creation; purpose

A. The Drug Abuse Education and Treatment Fund, hereafter referred to as the "fund", is hereby created as a special fund in the state treasury, which shall be the depository for all fees collected under the provisions of C.Cr.P. Art. 895.1(E).

B. After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and prior to monies being placed in the state general fund, an amount equal to that deposited as required by Subsection A hereof shall be credited to the fund. The monies in the fund shall be used solely as provided by Subsection C of this Section and only in the amounts appropriated by the legislature. The monies in this fund shall be invested by the state treasurer in the same manner as monies in the state general fund, and interest earned on the investment of these monies shall be credited to the fund, again following compliance with the requirement of Article VII, Section 9(B) relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund.

C. The monies available in the fund shall be used exclusively by the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement to administer a grant program to assist local public and private nonprofit agencies involved in drug abuse prevention and treatment in developing drug abuse and treatment programs. In addition, the commission shall allocate from the fund such monies as are necessary in administering this grant program.

D. The commission shall promulgate such rules, regulations, and procedures as are necessary in administering the assistance program, including procedures for application, audit and monitoring requirements, and annual report requirements. To this end, the commission may utilize resources and information developed pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 15:1255.

Acts 1989, No. 832, §2.

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