§2561.8. Traffic offenses
The judge of this court shall have the power to fix a schedule of fines, including costs, for the various traffic offenses, and any person charged with such an offense may plead guilty before the clerk, who shall make an entry thereof, and pay the fine and cost for such offense as fixed by the judge in his schedule of fines for the particular offense to the sheriff. All fines and forfeitures collected shall be paid by the sheriff into the general fund of the parish of Jefferson provided that the sheriff shall retain twelve per cent of the amount of fines collected or the amount of bonds forfeited to go into the sheriff's salary and expense fund.
Acts 1962, No. 484, §8. Amended by Acts 1964, No. 428, §1; Acts 1974, No. 357, §1.