§2005.1. New Iberia
A. Fines, forfeitures and penalties imposed in criminal prosecutions by the city court
of New Iberia for city violations shall be paid into the city treasury of the city of New Iberia;
fines, forfeitures and penalties under state statutes shall be paid into the city treasury of the
city of New Iberia. Costs assessed in criminal matters by the city court of New Iberia shall
be disposed of and used as is provided by R.S. 13:1899.
B. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section to the contrary, thirty percent
of the funds collected by the city court of New Iberia pursuant to the provisions of R.S.
15:168(B) may be deposited into a special fund created for this purpose. The fund shall be
referred to as the New Iberia Indigent Defender Fund.
C. The New Iberia Indigent Defender Fund Board shall manage and oversee funds
remitted to the New Iberia Indigent Defender Fund and shall consist of three members
residing in the New Iberia City Court district and shall be composed of the following:
(1) One member appointed by the city council of New Iberia.
(2) One member appointed by the Iberia Parish Council.
(3) One member appointed by the legislative delegation from nominees from the
Louis A. Martinet Legal Society.
Added by Acts 1974, No. 365, §3; Acts 2016, No. 638, §1; Acts 2017, No. 99, §1.