§85.2. Posting of criminal bonds in parishes of Iberia, St. Mary, and St. Martin; fee assessed
A. A fee of twelve dollars shall be assessed for every criminal bond posted in the parishes of Iberia, St. Mary, and St. Martin. Any person seeking release by means of a criminal bond in these parishes, or their designated representative, shall pay the fee to the sheriff of that parish who shall deposit the funds in the Sixteenth Judicial District Attorney Early Intervention Fund.
B. If the district attorney declines to prosecute a person who has paid this fee or the prosecution results in an acquittal, dismissal, or granting of a motion to quash, then the person who paid the fee shall be entitled to a refund after submitting a request for a refund of the fee to the district court within twenty days of the final disposition of the case. The district attorney shall refund the fee within twenty days after receiving notice of the court's order granting the request for a refund.
Acts 2004, No. 852, §2, eff. July 12, 2004.