§338.6. Tax authorized; rate; city of Jeanerette
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the governing body of the city of Jeanerette is hereby authorized to levy and collect within the corporate limits of the city a tax of not in excess of two percent in the aggregate upon the sale at retail, the use, the lease or rental, the consumption and the storage for use or consumption of tangible personal property and upon the sale of services, as presently defined in R.S. 47:301 through 317, inclusive. Such tax shall be levied only after the question of its imposition has been submitted to and been approved by the majority vote of the qualified electors of the city at an election called therefor in accordance with the provisions of this Subpart. The taxes so imposed shall be levied and collected and otherwise shall be governed by the provisions of R.S. 47:338.25 through 338.46; provided, however, that the proceeds of the tax herein authorized shall be used by the governing authority for any lawful corporate purpose for which any funds of the city may be expended.
Added by Acts 1972, No. 18, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2711.5 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.