2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 16 - District Attorneys
RS 16:16.1 - Costs for prosecution expenses

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 16:16.1 (2018)

§16.1. Costs for prosecution expenses

Except in the parish of Orleans, in all criminal cases, over which the district attorney's office has jurisdiction, there shall be taxed as costs against every defendant who is convicted after trial or who pleads guilty or nolo contendere or against whom a judgment of bond forfeiture has been rendered, a nonrefundable sum of ten dollars in each case, which shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed. The sums collected under this Section shall be remitted monthly by the clerk's office to the office of the district attorney of the judicial district to be used in defraying expenses of his office.

Acts 1997, No. 1443, §2; Acts 2003, No. 706, §1.

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