§302.24. Disposition of certain collections in Beauregard Parish
A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sale of services as defined in R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in Beauregard Parish under the provisions of this Chapter 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 "Beauregard Parish Community Improvement Fund".
B. The monies in the Beauregard Parish Community Improvement Fund shall be subject to annual appropriations by the legislature. 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.
C. The monies paid into the Beauregard Parish Community Improvement Fund shall be allocated as follows:
(1) One-half to the Beauregard Parish Covered Arena Authority created by R.S. 33:4577, to be used solely to maintain, repair, operate, and promote the Beauregard Parish Covered Arena.
(2) One-half to the Beauregard Tourist Commission created by R.S. 33:4574, to be used to plan, acquire, construct, maintain, repair, and operate welcome centers. Any monies from an allocation not needed for such purpose may be used for any other authorized purpose.
D. Repealed by Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 11, §2.
Acts 1995, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 1997, No. 800, §1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 11, §§1 and 2.