§338.25. Imposition of tax; election
The sales tax authorized by R.S. 47:338.1 shall be imposed by an ordinance of the governing body and shall be levied upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption and storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and on sales of services in the municipality, all as presently defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317, provided however that the ordinance imposing said tax shall be adopted by the governing body only after the question of the imposition of such a tax shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the municipality at an election to be conducted in accordance with the general election laws of the state of Louisiana, and the majority of those voting in said election shall have voted in favor of the adoption of such ordinance.
Amended by Acts 1951, 1st Ex.Sess., No. 16, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2712 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.