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Rs 47:338.113 City School Boards; Authority To Levy Additional Sales And Use Tax; Use Of Proceeds

§338.113. City school boards; authority to levy additional sales and use tax; use of proceeds

A. Each city school board is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional one-half percent sales and use tax within the city under the provisions of Article VI, Section 29(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana.

B. The proceeds of the tax herein authorized shall be used to provide additional funds for the payment of salaries of teachers and other school employees and for the cost of giving additional support to the operation and maintenance of the school system, including the funding of a portion of the avails of the said tax into bonds in the manner provided by Subpart F, Part III, Chapter 4, Subtitle II of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, for the financing of necessary and essential school buildings and other related school improvements.

C. The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by resolution of the city school board and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease, rental, consumption, and the storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property, and on sales of services in the city, all as defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317; provided, however, that the resolution imposing said tax shall be adopted by the city school board only after the question of the imposition of the tax shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the city at an election to be conducted in accordance with the general election laws of the state, and the majority of those voting in said election shall have voted in favor of the imposition of the tax.

D. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes and shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in R.S. 47:301 through 317.

Acts 1990, No. 195, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2737.51 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802