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Rs 13:2114 Morgan City; Nonrefundable Fine In Criminal Matters; Assessment And Disposition

§2114. Morgan City; nonrefundable fine in criminal matters; assessment and disposition

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, in all criminal matters, including traffic offenses, the city judge of the city of Morgan City may assess, in addition to the fine or other penalty which may be legally imposed, a nonrefundable fine not to exceed twenty dollars. No fine shall be assessed by the court until the city council of Morgan City has adopted an ordinance approving the assessment of the fines authorized by this Subsection.

B. The clerk of the respective court shall remit all fines collected pursuant to this Section to the finance director of the city of Morgan City to be deposited in a special account. All monies in this account shall be used solely for the purposes of providing services for juvenile delinquents, children in need of supervision, families in need of services or any other related juvenile matter over which the city court of Morgan City has jurisdiction or is otherwise directly related to assist or prevent juveniles from being subject to the juvenile jurisdiction of the city court of Morgan City.

C. The mayor of Morgan City with city council approval and the judge of the city court of Morgan City shall approve all disbursements made from the special account only for the purposes set forth in Subsection B herein. All fines collected under this Section shall be subject to and included in the court's annual audit. A copy of the audit shall be filed with the office of the legislative auditor where it shall be available for public inspection.

Acts 2003, No. 530, §1, eff. June 27, 2003.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
Democratic
1-225-342-4404
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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