§338.144. Certain parish school boards; authorization to levy additional sales tax
Any parish school board (hereinafter sometimes called the "board") which is not on July 27, 1966 authorized by law to levy a sales and use tax in excess of one-half of one per cent and not on July 27, 1966 receiving any portion of a one per cent parish sales and use tax is hereby authorized to levy and collect an additional sales and use tax of one-half of one per cent (hereinafter sometimes called "additional sales tax") within such parish for the purpose of providing additional funds to defray the costs of operating and maintaining the public schools in such parish (including the payment of salaries of all personnel employed by the board) and/or for the purpose of paying for capital improvements, including the acquisition of lands for building sites and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting and improving school buildings and related facilities, and acquiring the necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, as hereinafter set forth.
Acts 1966, No. 264, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2738.21 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.