§302.49. Disposition of certain collections in Evangeline Parish
A. The avails of the tax imposed by this Chapter from the sales of services as defined by R.S. 47:301(14)(a) in Evangeline 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 "Evangeline Visitor Enterprise Fund".
B. The monies in the Evangeline Visitor Enterprise Fund shall be subject to an annual appropriation by the legislature. All unexpended and unencumbered monies remaining in the fund at the end of the fiscal year 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 in the state general fund.
C. The monies in the Evangeline Visitor Enterprise Fund shall be subject to an annual appropriation by the legislature and shall be available for use by the Evangeline Parish Tourist Commission for the purpose of promoting and enhancing tourism activities.
Acts 1999, No. 1025, §1, eff. July 1, 1999.