§984. Court reporters for the Thirty-Second Judicial District Court
A. In the event of appeal or if the judge orders the transcription of a case filed in forma pauperis, the court reporter shall be paid by the governing authority at the regular page rate.
B. The parish governing authority, upon making payment to any court reporter pursuant to this Section, shall be legally subrogated to the rights of the court reporter as to all sums so paid for the transcription of testimony in pauper cases.
C. All judgments in cases in which the pauper shall be cast for costs, together with the statement of such costs, shall be recorded by the clerk of court in the mortgage records of the parish in which the judgment was rendered and such judgments when so recorded shall operate as judicial mortgages in favor of the parish governing authority.
Acts 1988, No. 282, §1.