A. The clerk of the First Judicial District Court shall be ex officio clerk of the juvenile court.
B. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of Caddo Parish shall be responsible for reasonable and necessary expenses of the operation of the office of the clerk of court for the Juvenile Court of Caddo Parish, except for expenses directly related to employees. The clerk of the First Judicial District Court shall be responsible for the cost of employees for the office of the clerk of the Juvenile Court of Caddo Parish, including but not limited to salaries, benefits, retirement, travel, and training. Nothing contained in this Subsection shall preclude the governing authority of Caddo Parish and the clerk of the First Judicial District Court from entering into an intergovernmental agreement to provide for the funding of any of the expenses related to employees as enumerated in this Subsection.
C. In addition to the purchase of an automobile authorized by R.S. 13:783(D)(1) and (3), the clerk of the Juvenile Court for Caddo Parish may lease or purchase, out of the clerk's salary fund, an additional automobile for the use of the juvenile court office. The automobile and insurance for the vehicle shall be purchased in accordance with the provisions set forth in R.S. 13:783(D)(1).
Acts 2006, No. 374, §1, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2012, No. 162, §1, eff. May 22, 2012.