2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:99.43 — Pledge and agreement


LA Rev Stat § 39:99.43 What's This?

§99.43. Pledge and agreement

A. The state covenants and agrees with the corporation, and the holders of the bonds in which the corporation has included such pledge and agreement, that the state will (i) irrevocably direct the U.S. Department of the Interior or any successor agency to transfer all conveyed Offshore Royalty Revenue payments directly to the corporation or its assignee, (ii) enforce the corporation's rights to receive the Offshore Royalty Revenue payments to the full extent permitted by the law, (iii) not amend the state law in any manner that would materially impair the rights of the holders, (iv) not limit or alter the rights of the corporation to fulfill the terms of its agreements with such holders, and (v) not in any way impair the rights and remedies of such holders or the security for such bonds until such bonds, together with the interest thereon and all costs and expenses in connection with any action or proceeding by or on behalf of such holders, are fully paid and discharged.

B. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or statute applicable to or constituting any limitation upon the sale of bonds or notes, or upon the execution of related documentation and agreements, any parish and other local governing entity that is a coastal political subdivision is hereby authorized to sell to the corporation all or a portion of their twenty percent of the allocable share due the state of Louisiana pursuant to the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006.

Acts 2007, No. 249, §1, eff. July 6, 2007.

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