§338.197. Additional sales and use tax authorized for certain municipalities
A. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, the governing authority of any municipality with a population of not less than twelve thousand eight hundred fifty persons and not more than thirteen thousand seventy-five persons according to the latest federal decennial census is hereby authorized to submit to the qualified electors of the municipality at an election conducted in accordance with the Louisiana Election Code a proposition authorizing the imposition of an additional tax, not to exceed one percent, to be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, lease or rental, consumption, and the storage for use or consumption, of tangible personal property, and on sales of services in the municipality, all as provided for in Chapter 2-D of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. Following favorable passage of such proposition the governing authority of the municipality may levy and impose by ordinance all or any portion of the tax authorized by the proposition.
B. In accordance with the provisions of Article VI, Section 29(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the additional sales and use tax provided in this Section shall be authorized to exceed the limitation set forth in Article VI, Section 29(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana and shall be in addition to the limit set by R.S. 47:338.1 or any other statute. The authority granted in this Section shall not limit in any respect any prior taxing authority granted by any other provisions of law.
C. This tax shall be in addition to all other authorized sales and use taxes and shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in Chapter 2-D of Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.
Acts 2014, No. 501, §1, eff. June 5, 2014.