§338.57. Authorization to levy and collect additional sales and use tax in Morehouse Parish
A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing authority of Morehouse Parish may levy and collect an additional one percent sales and use tax within the parish under the provisions of Article VI, Section 29(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, which shall be in addition to the taxes authorized by R.S. 47:338.54.
B. The proceeds of the tax herein authorized shall be used for such purposes as are determined by the governing authority of Morehouse Parish, including the funding of a portion of the avails of the tax into bonds in the manner provided by law.
C. The sales and use tax so levied shall be imposed by ordinance of the governing authority of the parish of Morehouse 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 Morehouse Parish, all as defined in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle. The ordinance imposing the tax shall be adopted by the said governing authority only after the question of the imposition of the tax has been submitted to the qualified electors of Morehouse Parish at an election to be conducted in accordance with the election laws of the state of Louisiana, and a majority of those voting in the election have voted in favor of the imposition of the tax.
D. This tax shall be in addition to all other sales and use taxes being collected by the parish governing authority and shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as set forth in Chapter 2 of this Subtitle.
Acts 1996, No. 2, §1, eff. May 31, 1996; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2721.9 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.