2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:242 — Body corporate; powers

§242.  Body corporate; powers

The South Louisiana Health Services District shall constitute a body corporate in law, with all the powers of a corporation, and with all the powers and rights of a political subdivision of the state as provided by the laws of the state relating to the incurring of debt and the issuing of bonds therefor.  Said district, through its board of commissioners, may incur debt and issue negotiable bonds in accordance with the power and authority and in the form and manner and with the effect and security now or hereafter provided by the constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana.  This district, through its board of commissioners, may incur debt and contract obligations in accordance with law, sue and be sued, have a corporate seal, and do and perform any and all acts in its corporate capacity and in its corporate name which are necessary and proper for carrying out the purposes and objects for which it is created.  It shall have the power of eminent domain and may expropriate property for all its purposes and objectives, in accordance with the constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana.  It may construct, lease, maintain, acquire, enlarge and operate any facility or do any other thing necessary for the use and purpose of the district.  It may own in full ownership any facilities and may acquire the same by donation, prescription, purchase, expropriation or otherwise.  

Added by Acts 1970, No. 389, §1.  

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