§2165. Judicial depository
A. The judges of the first and second city courts of the city of New Orleans, sitting en banc, a majority of said judges constituting a quorum, shall by a vote of a majority of those present, designate a solvent bank, or banks, located within the parish of Orleans, as the fiscal agent or agents, as a depository of any and all monies received by the clerks of the said city courts. The said funds shall be so deposited and held subject to the orders of the court, and in accordance with all laws or parts of laws now or hereafter enacted governing any such funds so held and deposited.
B. The bank or banks so designated as fiscal agent for such funds shall furnish adequate security, satisfactory to the said judges, to secure the return and payment of any such deposited funds.
C. It shall be the duty of the judges to endeavor to receive interest on all monies so deposited, and if, for any reason, the fiscal agent, or agents, so designated are unable or unwilling to pay interest on such deposit, the judges of the said city courts are hereby authorized to purchase certificates of deposit, and/or other forms of certificates of indebtedness bearing interest, or they may purchase short-term United States bonds, treasury notes, or certificates.
D. Any and all interest received on all such monies so deposited, or from any certificates of deposit, certificates of indebtedness, or United States bonds, treasury notes, or certificates, shall be used for the general operating expenses of the city courts.
Acts 1991, No. 802, §1.