La. Code Civ. Proc. art. 192.2

Current with changes from the 2024 legislative session effective on or before 7/1/2024, through Act 792
Section 192.2 - [Effective 8/1/2024] Appointment of interpreter for non-English-speaking persons
A. If a non-English-speaking person who is a party or a witness in a proceeding before the court has requested that the court appoint an interpreter for the proceeding, a judge shall appoint an interpreter in accordance with the Code of Evidence and the Rules of the Louisiana Supreme Court.
B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the court shall order payment to the court-appointed interpreter for his services at a fixed reasonable amount, and that amount shall be paid out of the appropriate court fund.
C. In a proceeding alleging abuse in accordance with R.S. 46:2134 et seq., an interpreter, if necessary, shall be appointed prior to a rule to show cause hearing.

La. C.P. § 192.2

Acts 2008, No. 882, §1; Acts 2019, No. 406, §1, eff. June 20, 2019; Acts 2021, No. 207, §1, eff. June 11, 2021.
Amended by Acts 2024, No. 32,s. 1, eff. 8/1/2024.
Amended by Acts 2021, No. 207,s. 1, eff. 6/11/2021.
Amended by Acts 2019, No. 406,s. 1, eff. 6/20/2019.
Acts 2008, No. 882, §1.
This section is set out more than once due to postponed, multiple, or conflicting amendments.