§2103. Ruston; nonrefundable civil fee, assessment and disposition
A. Except as otherwise provided by law and subject to the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure Art. 5181 et seq., in addition to any other fees or costs provided by law, the clerk of the City Court of Ruston shall collect from each person filing any civil suit or proceeding, except in the small claims division, a nonrefundable fee not to exceed ten dollars, in an amount determined by the judge.
B. The clerk shall place all funds collected pursuant to this Section in the court general fund to supplement the operational expenses of the court. The expenditure of the funds shall be at the sole discretion of the judge of the court. All funds shall be subject to and included in the court's annual audit. A copy of the audit shall be filed with the legislative auditor who shall make it available for public inspection.
C. The assessment and disposition of any funds pursuant to this Section shall not affect the responsibilities of the city and parish governing authority provided by law for the financing of the City Court of Ruston.
Acts 1987, No. 427, §1.