§338.171. Grant Parish Police Jury; sales and use tax authorized
A. In accordance with the provisions of Article VI, Section 29(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the Grant Parish Police Jury is hereby authorized to levy and collect a sales and use tax not in excess of one percent within the parish of Grant, including the incorporated municipalities thereof. The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed and collected uniformly throughout the parish of Grant including the incorporated municipalities therein and shall be in addition to any other sales and use taxes which the Grant Parish Police Jury is authorized to levy and collect as of January 1, 1984.
B.(1) The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by ordinance of the Grant Parish Police Jury and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease, or rental, the consumption, and the storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property, and on sales of services in the parish of Grant, including the incorporated municipalities therein, all as defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317.
(2) However, the ordinance imposing the tax shall be adopted by the Grant Parish Police Jury only after the question of the imposition of the tax shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the parish of Grant, at an election to be conducted in accordance with the general election laws of the state of Louisiana, and a majority of those voting in the election on the question shall have voted in favor of the imposition of the tax. The proceeds from the tax shall be used for the purposes set forth in the proposition approved by the electors at the election.
C. Except where inapplicable, the procedure and definitions established by R.S. 47:301 through 317, inclusive, shall be followed in the imposition, collection, and enforcement of the tax and procedural details necessary to be established to supplement the provisions of those Sections and to make the provisions applicable to the tax herein authorized shall be fixed in the ordinance of the Grant Parish Police Jury imposing the tax. The ordinance may provide for contract with the sheriff of the parish of Grant, the Department of Revenue, or any other public agency for collection of the tax.
Acts 1984, No. 378, §1, eff. July 6, 1984; Acts 1997, No. 658, §2; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2738.63 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.