§338.78. Present sales or use tax laws not prejudiced; funding rights
A. In any parish or incorporated municipality where a sales or use tax has been imposed and is now being collected, or an election has been held authorizing such a tax to be imposed and collected, any proceedings which may have been taken under any such existing law, and all proceedings heretofore had pursuant to such existing law, (including, but not limited to, R.S. 41:1174 and Act 188 of the Legislature of 1954), authorizing the imposition of such tax and the allocation thereof, if allocated, and the taxes authorized or being collected pursuant thereto, are hereby expressly validated, ratified and confirmed notwithstanding any irregularities, failure or omissions which may have occurred in the adoption and taking of such proceedings or which may exist in the law pursuant to which such proceedings have been so taken.
B. Nothing herein provided shall be construed as prejudicing in any way any existing right or authority pertaining to present available funding processes under the Constitution and Laws of the State of Louisiana. The authority conferred hereby to fund the avails of sales tax revenues is in addition to any other power or authority authorizing the issuance of bonds payable from such revenues.
C. Nothing contained herein shall affect the provisions of Act 500 of the Legislature of 1964.
Acts 1957, No. 50, §1. Amended by Acts 1958, No. 227, §2; Acts 1966, No. 509, §3; Redesignated from R.S. 33:2734 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §4.