2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 16 - District Attorneys
RS 16:16.3 - Additional court costs to defray expenses; Orleans Parish

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 16:16.3 (2018)

§16.3. Additional court costs to defray expenses; Orleans Parish

A. In all criminal cases over which the district attorney's office in Orleans Parish has jurisdiction, there shall be taxed as costs against every defendant who is convicted after trial or after he pleads guilty or who forfeits his bond a nonrefundable sum of twenty dollars, which shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed.

B. The sums collected under Subsection A of this Section shall be remitted monthly by the judicial administrator's office of the Criminal District Court for the parish of Orleans to the office of the district attorney of Orleans Parish to be used at his discretion in defraying expenses of his office.

Acts 2003, No. 706, §1.

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