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Louisiana LA Rev Stat §15:571.21 Deposit of Fees and Assessments
A. All probation supervision fees received by the department pursuant to Code of Criminal Procedure Article 895.1(C) shall be deposited immediately upon receipt into the state treasury.B. For all monetary
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assessments imposed as a condition of probation or parole except supervision fees, the division of probation and parole shall assess a collection fee of ten percent of the funds due, which shall be added to the total amount of funds due. The ten percent collection fee shall be appropriated to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to be reinvested in additional resources for the division of probation and parole.
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Louisiana La Rev Stat §13:10.4.A Witness Protection Services Program
The sheriff or appropriate court official shall place all sums collected or received pursuant to this Section and remit the sums monthly into an account to be designated as the
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"Witness Protection Services Program". The monies in this account shall be used by the district attorney's office of each parish solely and exclusively for the witness protection program, as provided for in R.S. 15:262, and as may be further provided by law.
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Louisiana 15§571.12. Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to receive fines
All fines, penalties, and forfeitures incurred and appearance bonds forfeited in prosecutions instituted or conducted by the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children shall be turned over
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to the Society. The Society shall have a right of action to recover all fines, penalties, and forfeitures, and forfeited appearance bonds in its own name in the civil courts of this state when they are not collected in the court in which incurred or the existing laws do not provide for their collection.
State/statewide agency Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children All
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Louisiana LA Rev Stat 13:1899 Assessment and disposition of costs in criminal cases(sort of an omnibus bill, not sure if this is really the only one that matters; attorney general cites it directly)
A.(1)(a) All fines and forfeitures, except for forfeitures of criminal bail bonds posted by a commercial security imposed by district courts and district attorneys, conviction fees in criminal cases, and
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prosecutions for violations of state law or parish ordinances, upon collection by the sheriff or executive officer of the court, shall be paid into the treasury of the parish in which the court is situated and deposited in a special "Criminal Court Fund" account, which, on motion by the district attorney and approval order of the district judge, may be used or paid out in defraying the expenses of the criminal courts of the parish as provided in Ch.C. Articles 419 and 421 and R.S. 16:6, in defraying the expenses of those courts in recording and transcribing of testimony, statements, charges, and other proceedings in the trial of indigent persons charged with the commission of felonies, in defraying their expenses in the preparation of records in appeals in such cases, for all expenses and fees of the petit jury and grand jury, for witness fees, for attendance fees of the sheriff and clerk of court, for costs and expenses of a parish law library, and for other expenses related to the judges of the criminal courts and the office of the district attorney. In the Second Judicial District, the criminal court fund shall be used to defray the expenses of the criminal court system. (b) The sheriffs throughout the state, the parish of Orleans excepted, shall retain twelve percent of the amount of fines collected to go into the sheriff's general fund in each parish and an additional twelve percent of the amount of fines collected shall be transmitted to the district attorney of the judicial district or be used by the district attorney in defraying such expenses of his office as in his discretion may be necessary. (c) After compliance with this Section, the remainder of the fines collected for violations of parking restrictions established pursuant to R.S. 40:1742 and for false certification of mobility impairment by a physician as provided by R.S. 47:463.4(G)(4) shall be forwarded in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 46:2583(A). (d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the additional penalty collected for safety belt violations occurring in Orleans Parish shall be deposited into the indigent defender fund in accordance with R.S. 32:295.1(G)(2). (2) All fines and forfeitures, except for forfeitures of criminal bail bonds posted by a commercial surety imposed by district courts and collected by the sheriff or executive officer of the court for violations of municipal ordinances shall be disbursed as follows, except in the case of violations of any of the provisions of Title 32 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, wherein such proceeds shall be distributed in accordance with Subparagraph A(1)(a) of this Section: (a) Twelve percent thereof shall be remitted to the office of the district attorney. (b) Twelve percent shall be remitted to the sheriff's general fund. (c) The remainder shall be transmitted to the municipality for deposit in its treasury. (3) In addition to all the fines and forfeitures authorized under the provisions of this Subsection, in all criminal cases, including traffic violations, in the Thirty-First Judicial District Court an additional fee of not more than five dollars shall be imposed on every defendant who is convicted after trial or plea of guilty, which fee shall be deposited into the "Criminal Court Fund" to be used solely to defray the expenses of the criminal court system of the parish. B. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 16:6 and the other provisions of this Section, a district judge of the state of Louisiana, except in the parishes of Calcasieu and Cameron, shall have the right to order the sheriff of the parish wherein his principal office is domiciled, to pay, on the voucher of that district judge alone, without the concurrence of the other judges of his district, and without motion of the district attorney, a salary for a secretary for that district judge's office, which amount shall be paid by the sheriff prior to depositing the fines and forfeitures into the treasury of the parish. C.(1) One-half of any surplus remaining in the special account or fund on December thirty-first of each year shall be transferred to the parish general fund. No money shall be paid out of the special account except upon the order or warrant of the district judge and district attorney as above provided. (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of the law to the contrary, the Criminal Court Fund for the Sixteenth Judicial District shall be operated as a single fund, and one-half of any surplus remaining in the single special account or fund on December thirty-first of each year shall be transferred to the general funds of the parishes of the district in the same proportion as the revenues in the fund were produced from the parishes. (3) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Criminal Court Fund accounts for the Second Judicial District shall be operated as a single account or fund. One-half of any surplus remaining in the single account or fund on December thirty-first of each year shall be transferred to the general funds of the parishes of the district in the same proportion as the revenues in the single account or fund were produced from the parishes. (4)(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the criminal court fund for the Fifth Judicial District shall be operated as a single fund. Except as provided in this Paragraph, one-half of any surplus remaining in the single fund on December thirty-first of each year shall be transferred to the general fund of the parishes of the district in the same proportion as the revenues in the fund were produced from the parishes. (b) Upon motion of the district attorney, with the concurrence of the chief judge of the Fifth Judicial District, a certain amount of the surplus monies remaining in the single fund on December thirty-first of each year shall be deposited into a special excessive costs account for the Fifth Judicial District. The total amount of monies deposited into the special excessive costs account, in any calendar year, shall not exceed fifty thousand dollars. (c) No money shall be paid out of the special excessive costs account except upon the order or warrant of the chief judge and district attorney of the Fifth Judicial District. Monies in the account shall only be used to defray excessive costs incurred in first degree murder cases or very serious felony trials wherein venue has been changed. (5) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Criminal Court Fund for the Twenty-First Judicial District shall be operated as a single account or fund, commencing on January 1, 2004. One-half of any surplus remaining in the single account or fund on December thirty-first of each year thereafter shall be transferred to the general funds of the parishes of the district in the same proportion as the revenues in the fund were produced from the parishes. D. All fines and forfeitures, including forfeitures of criminal bail bonds, imposed in criminal cases and prosecutions by the courts of Orleans Parish and any payments ordered as a condition of probation under Code of Criminal Procedure Article 895.1(B)(2) shall, upon collection, be paid to the criminal sheriff of Orleans Parish who shall deposit same in a special account, and shall thereafter be divided equally between the district attorney of Orleans Parish and the criminal district court of Orleans Parish in two special accounts, one account to be administered by the judges of the criminal district court of Orleans Parish, and the other account to be administered by the district attorney of Orleans Parish to be used in defraying the expenses of the criminal courts of the parish, extraditions, and such other expenses pertaining to the operation of the criminal court of Orleans Parish and the office of the district attorney of Orleans Parish. Disbursements from the account to the criminal district court and district attorney shall be made on an equal basis. Said accounts shall be annually audited by the director of finance of the city of New Orleans. K.(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Ninth Judicial District Court and the office of the district attorney for the Ninth Judicial District shall cause to be prepared a comprehensive budget presenting their financial plan for expenditure of monies deposited to the Criminal Court Fund for the Ninth Judicial District for the ensuing fiscal year. Such proposed budget shall be completed and submitted by the court and district attorney to the governing authority of Rapides Parish, hereinafter referred to as the governing authority, no later than thirty-five days prior to the beginning of each fiscal year. (2) No later than fifteen days prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the governing authority shall cause a notice to be published in the official journal of Rapides Parish stating that the proposed budget of the court and district attorney is available for public inspection at the office of the governing authority. The notice shall also state that a public hearing on the proposed budget shall be held, with the date, time, and place of the hearing specified in the notice. At least one public hearing shall be conducted on the proposal. (3) The governing authority of the parish shall monitor the expenditures from the budget on a quarterly basis during the year. N.(1) In the Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court, the judges en banc of the court may provide that various operational funds related to the proper administration or function of the court be deposited in one or more accounts in the parish treasury to be managed and administered by the parish treasurer in accordance with an annual budget submitted by the judges and approved by the parish governing authority. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the fines and forfeitures comprising the Criminal Court Fund, except as provided in Paragraph (A)(2) and Subsection L of this Section, shall be operated as part of the court's annual budget in the parish treasury. (2) Notwithstanding any general or specific law to the contrary, in appeals by an indigent in felony criminal cases in the Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court, the court reporter shall transcribe the testimony after the order of appeal is granted. Upon completion of the transcription, the court reporter shall file the transcript with the clerk of court, together with a statement of the fees due in connection therewith, which shall be paid in accordance with general or specific laws applicable to the Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court. O. Sheriffs and executive officers of any court in the state may accept payment for all fines, forfeitures, penalties, and costs by means of credit card, electronic fund transfer, money order, bank check, teller's check, cashier's check, traveler's check, electronic fund transfer terminal, electronic financial terminal, automated banking device, or similar device or terminal. Any sheriff or executive officer of the court who accepts payments by credit card shall collect a fee for processing the payments in an amount that is reasonably related to the expense incurred in processing the payment by credit card as provided by this Subsection, not to exceed five percent of the amount of taxes and any penalties or interest being paid. The fee shall be in addition to the amount of fines, forfeitures, penalties, or costs imposed.
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Louisiana LA Rev Stat § 32:388 F Traffic violations Payments for penalties imposed by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services, shall be remitted to the Transportation Trust Fund. State/statewide agency Department of public safety and corrections; traffic officers Traffic
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Louisiana LA Rev Stat § 15:571.21 (2015) Deposit of fees and assessments
A. All probation supervision fees received by the department pursuant to Code of Criminal Procedure Article 895.1(C) shall be deposited immediately upon receipt into the state treasury. B. For all monetary
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assessments imposed as a condition of probation or parole except supervision fees, the division of probation and parole shall assess a collection fee of ten percent of the funds due, which shall be added to the total amount of funds due. The ten percent collection fee shall be appropriated to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to be reinvested in additional resources for the division of probation and parole. C. In addition to the provisions set forth in R.S. 47:299.21, the secretary of the department is authorized to enter into contracts with private collection contractors to collect past due fees owed to the department by offenders, regardless of whether the offenders are currently on active supervision. Nothing in this Subsection shall prohibit the department from utilizing its own personnel to collect fees that are past due.
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Louisiana CCRP 883.2.C victims restitution
The court shall order that all restitution payments be made by the defendant to the victim through the court's designated intermediary, and in no case shall the court order the
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defendant to deliver or send a restitution payment directly to a victim, unless the victim consents.
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Louisiana CCRP 895.1.C Probation Department fee
When the court places the defendant on supervised probation, it shall order as a condition of probation a monthly fee of not less than sixty nor more than one hundred
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ten dollars payable to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections or such other probation office, agency, or officer as designated by the court, to defray the cost of supervision. If the probation supervision services are rendered by an agency other than the department, the fee may be ordered payable to that agency.
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Louisiana CCRP 895.1.E Drug Abuse Education and Treatment Fund
When the court places any defendant convicted of a violation of the controlled dangerous substances law, R.S. 40:966 through 1034, on any type of probation, it shall order as a
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condition of probation a fee of not less than fifty nor more than one hundred dollars, payable to the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement to be credited to the Drug Abuse Education and Treatment Fund and used for the purposes provided in R.S. 15:1224.
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Louisiana CCRP 895.1.F(2) Sex Offender Registry Technology Fund
After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and prior to monies being placed in
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the state general fund, an amount equal to that deposited as required by Subparagraph (1) of this Paragraph shall be credited to a special fund which is hereby created in the state treasury to be known as the "Sex Offender Registry Technology Fund". The monies in this fund shall be used solely as provided in Subparagraph (3) of this Paragraph and only in the amounts appropriated by the legislature.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.C DUI analysis fee
Such costs shall be paid in the following manner: twenty-five dollars to the governing authority owning the instrument used to perform the analysis, and fifty dollars to the governing authority
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whose agency performed the analysis. If the office of state police performed or participated in a blood, breath, or urine analysis for which these costs are assessed, that portion of the costs applicable to the office of state police shall be forwarded to the applied technology unit within the office of state police and forwarded for disposition in accordance with R.S. 40:1379.7.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.D Driver education programs
If the offender is incarcerated, such costs shall be paid to the sheriff or other custodian of the facility in which the offender is incarcerated. If the offender is
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placed on probation as provided in R.S. 14:98(B) or (C) or R.S. 14:98.1(D) or (E), the court may order the apportionment and payment of all or a part of such costs to the agencies or persons responsible for administering the prescribed substance abuse program, driver improvement program, or community service activities. In addition, the person convicted of a violation of R.S. 14:98, R.S. 14:98.1, or of any such municipal or parochial ordinance shall be assessed costs of the witness fee provided by R.S. 15:255.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.F(1) Trial Court Case Management Information Fund
The proceeds of the special cost shall be deposited in the state treasury monthly on or before the tenth day of each calendar month. After compliance with the requirements
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of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and prior to monies being placed in the state general fund, an amount equal to that deposited in the state treasury, as required above, shall be credited to the special fund hereby created in the state treasury to be known as the Trial Court Case Management Information Fund. The disbursement of the proceeds from the fund shall be made on the warrant of the judicial administrator of the supreme court drawn on the state treasury. The monies in this fund shall be used solely for the purposes identified in this Paragraph, including necessary and associated administrative expenses.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.F(2) Jefferson Parish Criminal Court Fund
In Jefferson Parish, in addition to the costs in Paragraphs A, C, D, and E, a person convicted of an offense against the state of Louisiana shall be assessed a
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special court cost in the following amounts: in the case of a misdemeanor, an additional twenty-five dollars, and in the case of a felony, an additional fifty dollars. The amount so assessed shall be collected on behalf of the clerk of court's office, in the manner that fines are collected in criminal cases. The funds shall be transmitted to the clerk of court's office to be used by the clerk in his discretion to defray the expenses of his office.
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Louisiana CCRP 887F(3);LA Rev Stat 15:571.11 Natchitoches Parish Criminal Court Fund
In Natchitoches Parish, in addition to the costs in Paragraphs A, C, D, E, G, and H and Subparagraph (1) of this Paragraph, a person convicted of an offense against
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the state of Louisiana, including a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, shall be assessed a special court cost in the amount of ten dollars in any prosecution initiated by the district attorney. Such special costs shall be imposed by the Tenth Judicial District Court and the City Court of Natchitoches. The amount so assessed shall be collected on behalf of the parish sheriff's office, in the manner that fines are collected in criminal cases. The funds shall be paid into the treasury of the parish and deposited into the Criminal Court Fund pursuant to R.S. 15:571.11, which statute shall govern the disposition of the additional court costs.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.G Drug Abue Resistance Education programs
In addition to the costs provided in Paragraphs A, C, D, E, and F, a person convicted of a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law may be assessed
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an additional one hundred dollars as special costs of court. Such special costs shall be imposed by all courts and shall be used for the development or maintenance of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) programs. The amount so assessed shall be collected on behalf of the parish sheriff's office, to be distributed among agencies providing the D.A.R.E. programs based upon the number of programs each agency offers within the public and private educational systems of the parish.
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Louisiana CCRP 887.H Warrant Executors
In addition to the costs provided in Paragraphs A, C, D, E, F, and G, a person convicted of a felony, a misdemeanor, or ordinance of any local government may
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be assessed additional reasonable costs to cover the costs expended by the sheriff, marshal, constable, or municipal police in the execution of a bench warrant, or a fugitive warrant, or both. An itemized statement of expenses shall be prepared and submitted for review and assessment by the court at the time of sentencing. Such costs shall be paid to the sheriff, marshal, constable, or municipal police as reimbursement of expenses incurred in the execution of such warrant.
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Louisiana CCRP 890.2.D Felony fine; jailing fine
The amount of reimbursement under this Article shall not be in excess of the per capita cost of care for maintaining inmates in the state correctional facility in which the
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inmate is housed. The funds collected from the fines imposed pursuant to this Article shall be distributed to the entity that expended the funds. However, ten percent of the funds shall go to the Crime Victims' Reparation Fund as provided in R.S. 46:1816.
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Louisiana CCRP 983.D Criminal Court general fund
D.(1) The clerk shall immediately direct the collected processing fee provided for in Subparagraph (B)(1) of this Article to the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information, and the processing
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fee amount shall be deposited immediately upon receipt into the Criminal Identification and Information Fund. (2) The clerk shall immediately direct the collected processing fees provided for in Subparagraphs (B)(2) and (3) of this Article to the sheriff and the district attorney, and the processing fee amount shall be remitted immediately upon receipt in equal proportions to the office of the district attorney and the sheriff's general fund.
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Louisiana CCRP 984.C Department of Public Safety and Corrections
An additional fifty-dollar court cost shall be assessed at this time against the defendant and paid to the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of motor vehicles, for the
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costs of storage and retrieval of the records. The court cost provided by this Paragraph shall be submitted to the department regardless of whether the clerk of court is submitting this matter to the department pursuant to Paragraph B or D of this Article.
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