2011 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:1410.43 — Authority to issue and sell notes
§1410.43. Authority to issue and sell notes
A.(1) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, and provided that the budget status report required by R.S. 39:75 reflects the state general fund balance not in a deficit posture, the commission may issue and sell from time to time notes payable from the anticipated cash, as reflected in the most recent official forecast of the Revenue Estimating Conference, income, and receipts to be credited by law to the state general fund and hereby authorized to be pledged thereto. No notice to or consent or approval by any other governmental body or public officer shall be required as a prerequisite to the issuance, sale, or delivery of any notes except as expressly provided in this Part, and the provisions of R.S. 39:1365 shall not be applicable to the issuance of the notes. The notes shall be authorized and issued pursuant to a resolution duly adopted by the commission which shall fix the details of the notes and set forth the covenants with respect to the payment and security for the notes consistent with the provisions of this Part.
(2) The proceeds of the notes may be applied for the payment of the costs for issuing the notes, for the payment of any expenditure otherwise payable from the revenue of the state general fund for the benefit of which the notes are issued, for the payment of the principal of, the interest on, or any premium due in connection with the redemption, purchase, or payment of any notes, or for the payment of any combination thereof. Pending such application, such proceeds may be invested or deposited as provided in this Part.
B. The commission has the following powers in order to accomplish any of the purposes of this Part, in addition to the powers otherwise granted by law:
(1) To issue notes for the purposes provided in this Part.
(2) To enter into contracts and agreements in connection with the notes, including but not limited to contracts providing for the purchase or repurchase of the notes.
(3) To do all things necessary and convenient to carry out the purpose of this Part and in connection with the issuance of notes.
C. REPEALED BY ACTS 1992, NO. 659, §2, EFF. JUNE 20, 1992.
D. All fees, expenses, and costs, including bond counsel fees, sales commissions, underwriting liability fees, management fees, attorneys fees, all other general and legal costs of issuance and credit support costs, and all other fees attendant to the issuance of revenue anticipation notes authorized herein shall be subject to prior review and written approval by the attorney general, the State Bond Commission, and the commissioner of administration before any such notes are issued.
Acts 1991, No. 827, §1; Acts 1992, No. 659, §§1, 2, eff. June 20, 1992.
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