The original instrument and the following digest, which constitutes no part of the
legislative instrument, were prepared by Alan Miller.
DIGEST
SB 120 Original 2021 Regular Session Boudreaux
Present law provides that, except for the marshals of the city courts of Lafayette and Shreveport, the
marshals of certain enumerated city courts also receive the same fees payable to constables of justice
of the peace courts.
Proposed law removes the exception for the marshal of the city court of Lafayette and authorizes the
marshal of the city court of Lafayette to receive the same fees as are payable to constables of justice
of the peace courts. Provides that these fees not exceed 50% of the salary paid to the marshal by the
city of Lafayette. Requires that the remainder of the fees and commissions collected be used to
defray the operational and necessary related expenses of the office of the marshal of the city of
Lafayette.
Effective upon signature of the governor or lapse of time for gubernatorial action.
(Amends R.S. 13:1883(D))

Statutes affected:
SB120 Original: 13:1883(D)