§1906. Shelter fund for the parish of Iberia; particular courts; establishment; disposition
A. In addition to all other fees and costs now or hereafter provided by law, the clerk of court of the city courts of New Iberia and Jeanerette, and the municipal courts of Delcambre and Loreauville, except as otherwise provided by law and subject to the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure Article 5181 et seq., shall collect from every person filing any type of civil suit or proceeding a fee of three dollars per filing. In respect to the municipal courts, the fee shall be in addition to the maximum court costs provided for in R.S. 33:441(A).
B. In each criminal proceeding in which a fine is imposed or court costs are ordered to be paid, an additional fee of three dollars shall be collected by the clerk of the city or municipal court, which shall be in addition to all other fines, costs, or forfeitures lawfully imposed.
C. The clerk shall remit all funds collected pursuant to this Section for deposit in a special fund, which is hereby designated as "SNAP Shelter Fund for Iberia Parish". The expenditure of the funds shall be at the discretion of the board of directors of the local family violence program, Safety Net for Abused Persons, Inc. All funds shall be subject to and included in the program's annual audit. A copy of the audit shall be filed with the legislative auditor who shall make it available for public inspection.
Acts 1992, No. 696, §1.