2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:85.3 - Posting of criminal bonds; Denham Springs Marshal's Office; additional fee assessed
§85.3. Posting of criminal bonds; Denham Springs Marshal's Office; additional fee assessed
A. An additional fee of twenty dollars shall be assessed for every criminal bond posted in the city court of Denham Springs. This fee shall be in addition to any other fees or fines as provided by law. Any person seeking release by means of a criminal bond, or his designated representative, shall pay the fee to the marshal for the Denham Springs City Court who shall deposit the funds in the marshal's general fund for the city court of Denham Springs.
B. The monies collected pursuant to the provisions of Subsection A of this Section shall be used to supplement the operational expenses of the marshal's office for the city court of Denham Springs. The expenditure of the funds shall be at the sole discretion of the marshal of the court.
C. Any person found not guilty or any person against whom criminal charges are brought and thereafter dismissed may petition the city court of Denham Springs for a refund of the fee assessed pursuant to the provisions of this Section.
D. The assessment and disposition of any funds pursuant to this Section shall not affect the responsibilities of the city and parish governing authority provided by law for the financing of the marshal's office of the city court of Denham Springs.
Acts 2012, No. 81, §1.