2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:539.4 - Fines related to solicitation of prostitutes and purchase of commercial sexual activity

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:539.4 (2018)

§539.4. Fines related to solicitation of prostitutes and purchase of commercial sexual activity

            Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 15:571.11, when a fine is imposed pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 14:82.2(C) or 83(B)(1), (2), or (3), the sheriff or executive officer of the court shall distribute five hundred dollars or one-half of the fine, whichever is greater, pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 15:571.11 and the remainder of the fine shall be distributed as follows:

            (1) Fifty percent of the proceeds from the imposition of the fine to the sheriff or law enforcement agency that made the arrest to be used for training officers in recognizing and the preventing of human trafficking.

            (2) Fifty percent of the proceeds from the imposition of the fine to the district attorney, in furtherance of the administration of justice in the judicial district and to prevent future recidivism, to be paid to a program for victim services that counsels, treats, and helps victims of human trafficking or those who are charged or convicted of prostitution.

            Acts 2018, No. 663, §2.

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