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Rs 13:847 Fees In Criminal Cases; Exceptions

§847. Fees in criminal cases; exceptions

A. In addition to other fees fixed by law, the clerks of the several district courts

throughout the state of Louisiana shall be entitled to demand and receive the following fees:

(1)(a) In criminal misdemeanor cases involving traffic offenses under Title 32 of the

Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 when, as a part of the sentence imposed the accused is

ordered to pay court costs, in addition to other costs authorized by law or local court rule as

of August 15, 2010, the sum of five dollars shall be assessed, collected, and paid over to the

clerk of court by the sheriff.

(b) In all other criminal misdemeanor cases when, as a part of the sentence imposed

the accused is ordered to pay court costs, the sum of fifty dollars shall be assessed, collected,

and paid over to the clerk of court by the sheriff.

(2) In all criminal felony cases when, as a part of the sentence imposed the accused

is ordered to pay court costs, the sum of one hundred dollars shall be assessed, collected, and

paid over to the clerk of court by the sheriff.

(3) Copies per page, one dollar.

(4) Conformed copies, three dollars.

(5) Certification of copies, five dollars.

(6) Criminal history search, twenty dollars.

(7) Extract of court minutes, ten dollars.

(8) United States Postal Service and common carriers, costs actually incurred.

(9)-(38) Repealed by Acts 2010, No. 733, §4.

B-C. Repealed by Acts 2010, No. 733, §4.

D. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A, and in addition to other fees

fixed by law, the clerk of court in St. Landry Parish shall be entitled to demand and receive

an additional five dollars for every traffic ticket that is processed by the office of the clerk.

Fifty percent of these funds shall be used to defray the operational expenses of the criminal

division of the clerk of court's office. The remaining fifty percent of the fee shall be used for

the St. Landry Parish Police Jury Juror and Witness Fee Fund.

E.(1) Notwithstanding Subsection A and in addition to other fees fixed by law, the

clerk of court in Jefferson Parish shall be entitled to demand and receive:

(a) A two-dollar processing fee for every extension of time granted for payment of

a fine for a traffic ticket.

(b) A fee of seven dollars and fifty cents for every attachment issued to bring

witnesses, summons, subpoenas, and court orders for arrest.

(c), (d) Repealed by Acts 2016, No. 334, §1.

(2) These funds shall be used to defray the operational expenses of the criminal

division of the clerk of court's office.

F.(1) Notwithstanding Subsection A of this Section and in addition to other fees

fixed by law, the clerk of a district court in St. John the Baptist Parish shall be entitled to

demand and receive:

(a) A filing and processing fee of one hundred dollars for all felony expungement

proceedings filed in the district court pursuant to the provisions of Title XXXIV of the Code

of Criminal Procedure, regardless of whether the expungement is filed after a conviction is

set aside and the prosecution is dismissed pursuant to the provisions of Code of Criminal

Procedure Article 893.

(b) A filing and processing fee of fifty dollars for all misdemeanor expungement

proceedings filed in the district court pursuant to the provisions of Title XXXIV of the Code

of Criminal Procedure, regardless of whether the expungement is filed after a conviction is

set aside and the prosecution is dismissed pursuant to the provisions of Code of Criminal

Procedure Article 894.

(2) These funds shall be used to defray the operational expenses of the criminal

division of the clerk of court's office.

Amended by Acts 1981, No. 358, §1; Acts 1984, No. 438, §1; Acts 1995, No. 779,

§1; Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 53, §1, eff. April 17, 2000; Acts 2003, No. 344, §1; Acts

2010, No. 733, §§3, 4; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 38, §1; Acts 2016, No. 334, §1.

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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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