2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 16 - District Attorneys
RS 16:14 - Annual salary of district attorneys and assistant district attorneys payable by parishes

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 16:14 (2018)

§14. Annual salary of district attorneys and assistant district attorneys payable by parishes

A. Notwithstanding any provision of the law to the contrary, there shall be no restriction, limitation or ceiling placed on the amount of additional salary that may be paid to a district attorney or an assistant district attorney by the governing authorities of the several parishes of the state as provided for in R.S. 16:10 and R.S. 16:11.

B. The amounts of additional salaries paid to district attorneys and assistant district attorneys as of August 1, 1973, by the governing authorities of the several parishes of this state as additional salary shall be construed as the minimum amounts that shall be paid as additional salaries to the said respective district attorneys and assistant district attorneys by the governing authorities of the several parishes of this state.

C. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to repeal, supersede, or affect any existing law or laws or provisions of any statutes which have been enacted or may be enacted by the legislature fixing the compensation to be paid the district attorneys or the assistant district attorneys throughout the state by the governing authorities of the several parishes of the state, provided, however, that provisions of this section are to be construed in removing the restriction, limitation, or ceiling which may previously have existed on the amount of additional salary that the governing authorities of the several parishes of this state could pay to district attorneys and assistant district attorneys, and further, as creating a minimum additional salary which shall be paid by the governing authorities of the several parishes of this state to district attorneys and assistant district attorneys as additional salary, which minimum shall be that amount paid by the respective governing authorities of the several parishes of this state to the district attorneys and assistant district attorneys in their parishes on August 1, 1973.

Added by Acts 1973, No. 118, §1.

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