§429.2. Office of Motor Vehicles Customer Service and Technology Fund; uses of the monies
A. There is hereby created, as a special fund in the state treasury, the Office of Motor Vehicles Customer Service and Technology Fund.
B. After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and after a sufficient amount is allocated from that fund to pay all of the obligations secured by the full faith and credit of the state which become due and payable within any fiscal year, the treasurer shall pay an amount equal to the monies received by the state treasury pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 32:412.1(C), 707.2(C)(4), and 728(10) into the Office of Motor Vehicles Customer Service and Technology Fund. The monies in this fund shall be used solely as provided in Subsection C of this Section and only in the amounts appropriated by the legislature. All unexpended and unencumbered monies in this fund at the end of the fiscal year shall remain in the fund. The monies in the fund shall be invested by the state treasurer in the same manner as monies in the state general fund and shall be deposited into the state general fund.
C. Subject to an annual appropriation by the legislature, the monies in the Office of Motor Vehicles Customer Service and Technology Fund shall be used solely for the following:
(1) For the expenses of the office of motor vehicles for the initiation and implementation of customer service programs and for the acquisition and implementation of updated and new technology.
(2) All funds remaining shall be utilized for criminal compliance and traffic enforcement by public safety services, but only after compliance with Paragraph (1) of this Subsection.
Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. April 10, 2000; Acts 2011, No. 288, §1.