§302.36. Disposition of certain collections in Allen 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 Allen Parish under the provisions of R.S. 47:302(C) shall be credited 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 the remainder of such funds into a special fund which is hereby created in the state treasury and designated as the "Allen Parish Capital Improvements Fund".
B.(1) The monies in the Allen Parish Capital Improvements Fund shall be subject to annual appropriation by the legislature.
(2) The monies in the fund shall be used solely and exclusively in Allen Parish:
(a) First for capital improvements to the parish courthouse.
(b) Then for capital improvements to public property in Allen Parish.
(c) Next for operating expenses, including but not limited to furniture, fixtures, and other movable equipment, on property described in (a) or (b).
(3) All unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund at the end of any fiscal year shall remain in the fund.
(4) 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 in the state general fund.
C. For the purposes of this Section, "capital improvements" shall mean expenditures for the renovation of the Allen Parish courthouse and for acquiring lands, buildings, equipment, or other permanent properties, or for their construction, renovation, preservation, maintenance, or improvement, or for payment of principal, interest, or premium, if any, and other obligations incident to the issuance, security, and payment of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness associated therewith.
D. The monies paid into the Allen Parish Capital Improvements Fund shall be administered and distributed by the Allen Parish Capital Improvement Board which is hereby created. The monies shall be distributed as provided by the board for furtherance of the purposes of this Section. The Allen Parish Capital Improvement Board shall consist of the state senators and representatives who represent all or a portion of Allen Parish, the president of the Allen Parish Police Jury, director of the Allen Parish Tourist Commission, and the Allen Parish sheriff.
Acts 1997, No. 800, §1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 15, §1, eff. April 18, 2002.