§338.11. Village of Maurice; additional sales and use tax authorized
A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of the village of Maurice is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax not in excess of one-half of one percent within the corporate limits of the village of Maurice.
B. In accordance with the provisions of Section 29(B) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana, the additional sales and use tax shall be authorized to exceed the limitation in Section 29(A) of Article VI of the Constitution of Louisiana and shall be in addition to the additional tax authorized by R.S. 47:338.1.
C. The sales and use tax so authorized shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption of corporeal movable property and upon the sale of services, all as defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317. However, the ordinance imposing said tax shall be adopted by the governing authority of the village of Maurice only after the question of its imposition has been submitted to and been approved by a majority of the qualified electors of the village voting at an election called for that purpose in accordance with the provisions of this Subpart.
D. Taxes so imposed shall be levied, collected, and otherwise governed by the provisions of this Part.
E. The proceeds of the tax herein authorized, less reasonable and necessary costs of collection and administration, shall be used by the governing authority of the village of Maurice for the purpose of funding law enforcement, including salaries, equipment, and other necessary operating expenses.
Acts 1989, No. 168, §1, eff. June 22, 1989; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2711.10 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.