§302.22. Acadia Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund
A. The avails of the tax imposed for the sale of services as defined by R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in Acadia Parish under the provisions of R.S. 47:302(C), 321(C), and 331(C) shall be credited to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, and after a sufficient amount is allocated from that fund to pay all 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 the remainder of such funds into a special fund which is hereby created in the state treasury and designated as the "Acadia Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund".
B. The monies in the Acadia Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund shall be subject to an annual appropriation by the legislature and shall be available to the Acadia Parish Convention and Visitors Commission to be used to promote tourism and economic development in Acadia Parish. All unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund shall remain in the fund. The monies in the fund shall be invested by the treasurer in the same manner as the monies in the state general fund, and all interest earned shall be deposited into the state general fund.
Acts 1995, No. 784, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1338, §1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2008, No. 322, §1, eff. July 1, 2008.