2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:1429 — Credit enhancement, purchase and payment; authorization


LA Rev Stat § 39:1429 What's This?

§1429. Credit enhancement, purchase and payment; authorization

A. It is the intent of the legislature to facilitate the use of credit enhancement devices in connection with the sale of securities only in those instances where it can be financially advantageous to public entities issuing the securities, it being recognized that in certain instances the marketability of securities may be enhanced and interest costs thereon reduced by the use of credit enhancement devices.

B. Upon a finding by the governing authority of benefit therefrom, a public entity may enter into contracts with providers of credit enhancement devices respecting any securities issued by these public entities and may pay all the cost thereof from the proceeds of the sale of the securities or from other lawfully available funds.

Added by Acts 1980, No. 412, §1, eff. July 18, 1980; Acts 1985, No. 727, §6, eff. July 16, 1985.

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