2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:571.21 - Deposit of fees and assessments

§571.21. Deposit of fees and assessments

            A. All probation supervision fees received by the department pursuant to Code of Criminal Procedure Article 895.1(C) shall be deposited immediately upon receipt into the state treasury.

            B. For all monetary assessments imposed as a condition of probation or parole except supervision fees, the division of probation and parole shall assess a collection fee of ten percent of the funds due, which shall be added to the total amount of funds due. The ten percent collection fee shall be appropriated to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to be reinvested in additional resources for the division of probation and parole including salaries for probation and parole officers.

            C. In addition to the provisions set forth in R.S. 47:299.21, the secretary of the department is authorized to enter into contracts with private collection contractors to collect past due fees owed to the department by offenders, regardless of whether the offenders are currently on active supervision. Nothing in this Subsection shall prohibit the department from utilizing its own personnel to collect fees that are past due.

            Acts 1985, No. 383, §1, eff. July 10, 1985; Acts 1986, No. 183, §1; Acts 1987, No. 335, §1; Acts 1992, No. 984, §5; Acts 2012, No. 11, §1; Acts 2018, No. 267, §1.

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