§302.51. Disposition of certain collections in Bienville 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 Bienville 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 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 "Bienville Parish Tourism and Economic Development Fund".
B. The monies in the Bienville Parish Tourism and Economic Development Fund shall be subject to 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 into the state general fund.
C. Monies appropriated from the fund shall be allocated by the Bienville Parish Police Jury exclusively for funding of tourism promotion activities or economic development projects which are proposed by a chamber of commerce in the parish and approved by the police jury.
Acts 2001, No. 224, §1, eff. July 1, 2001.