2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:598 - Criminal Identification and Information Fund

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:598 (2018)

§598. Criminal Identification and Information Fund

All fees imposed and collected pursuant to R.S. 15:587 or any other provision of law in this Chapter shall be forwarded upon receipt to the state treasurer for immediate deposit into the state treasury. 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 in this Section shall be credited to a special fund hereby created in the state treasury designated as the Criminal Identification and Information Fund. All monies in this fund shall annually be appropriated by the legislature to the state police, may be withdrawn only pursuant to such appropriation, and shall be used solely and exclusively by the state police to assist in carrying out the provisions of this Chapter and for special law enforcement initiatives. Monies in the fund shall be invested by the state treasurer in the same manner as monies in the state general fund. Interest earned on the investment of monies shall be credited to this fund following compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund. All unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund at the end of each fiscal year shall remain in the fund.

Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 118, §1, eff. April 23, 2002; Acts 2003, No. 735, §1, eff. June 27, 2003; Acts 2003, No. 1052, §1; Acts 2014, No. 524, §2.

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