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

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

§16. Additional court costs to defray expenses

A. 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 after he pleads guilty or who forfeits his bond a nonrefundable sum of ten 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 clerk's office to the office of the district attorney of the judicial district to be used at his discretion in defraying expenses of his office.

Acts 1986, No. 293, §1; Acts 2003, No. 706, §1.

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