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Rs 13:964.1 Fourteenth Judicial District; Indigent Transcript Fund; Reporter's Fees

§964.1. Fourteenth Judicial District; indigent transcript fund; reporter's fees

A.(1) The court administrator for the Fourteenth Judicial District Court shall

establish an indigent transcript fund for the deposit of all monies that may be received under

the provisions of this Section relative to the payment of court reporter fees for transcripts

prepared for indigents, except as provided in this Subsection.

(2) All funds received and deposited therein shall be used and paid out:

(a) To compensate criminal court reporters for the preparation of all transcripts for

indigent defendants, including trials, motions, felony guilty pleas, hearings on writs, and all

court proceedings.

(b) To compensate juvenile court reporters for the preparation of all transcripts

arising from juvenile proceedings when the juvenile's parent or legal custodian or the adult,

over whom the court is exercising juvenile jurisdiction, is found to be indigent in accordance

with Children's Code Articles 320 and 321.

(3) If funds are available at the end of the fiscal year, the court administrator may

retain three thousand dollars from the fund as compensation for administration of the fund.

NOTE: Subsection B effective until the Judicial Council provides a

recommendation that such court costs or fees meet the applicable guidelines

in its 2018 Report to the Louisiana Legislature.

B. Court reporters shall be paid two dollars and twenty-five cents per thirty-one-line

page for such work, and twenty-five cents per page for each copy, as funds become available,

all such payments to be made from the criminal indigent transcript fund by the court

administrator.

NOTE: Subsection B shall become effective if and when the Judicial

Council provides a recommendation that such court costs or fees meet the

applicable guidelines in its 2018 Report to the Louisiana Legislature.

B. Court reporters shall be paid three dollars and twenty-five cents per thirty- two-line page for such work, and seventy-five cents per page for each copy, as funds become

available, all such payments to be made from the criminal indigent transcript fund by the

court administrator.

C.(1) In all criminal cases over which the court has original, appellate, supervisory,

or concurrent jurisdiction, including traffic violations, except parking, there shall be assessed

as costs against every defendant who is convicted after trial or after a plea of guilty or nolo

contendere or who forfeits his bond, the sum of five dollars, which shall be transmitted to

the court administrator for further disposition in accordance herewith.

(2) In all civil cases over which the court has original, appellate, supervisory, or

concurrent jurisdiction, there shall be collected the sum of three dollars for every civil filing,

which shall be transmitted to the court administrator for further disposition in accordance

herewith.

D. The court administrator shall tender to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury on a

quarterly basis, to be placed in the criminal court fund, all monies required to compensate

a criminal or civil court reporter for the preparation of such transcripts to be included in the

full rate of compensation of such court reporter and to pay any employee fringe benefits

related to such pay, such payment to be made from the indigent transcript fund or the civil

indigent fund, whichever is applicable.

E. The court administrator shall cause to be conducted annually an audit of the fund

and the books and accounts relating thereto in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 24:513.

The cost of the audit shall be paid from monies in the fund.

Acts 1992, No. 891, §1; Acts 1993, No. 642, §1; Acts 1995, No. 398, §1; Acts 1997,

No. 571, §1; Acts 1999, No. 846, §1; Acts 2004, No. 634, §1; Acts 2017, No. 158, §1.

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Louisiana
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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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