2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 46 — Public welfare and assistance
RS 46:2802 — Child poverty prevention fund

LA Rev Stat § 46:2802 What's This?

§2802. Child Poverty Prevention Fund

A. There is hereby created in the state treasury, as a special fund, the Child Poverty Prevention Fund, hereinafter referred to as the "fund".

B.(1) The source of monies deposited into the fund shall be any monies appropriated annually by the legislature, including federal funds, any public or private donations, gifts, or grants from individuals, corporations, nonprofit organizations, or other business entities which may be made to the fund, and any other monies which may be provided by law.

(2) Monies in the fund shall be invested in the same manner as monies in the state general fund and interest earned on investment of monies in the fund shall be credited to the state general fund. Unexpended and unencumbered monies in the fund at the end of the fiscal year shall remain in the fund.

C. Subject to an annual appropriation by the legislature, monies in the fund shall be used for as directed by the council solely to fund grants and projects which will address the goals and objectives of reducing child poverty in the state as further provided in R.S. 46:2801.

Acts 2008, No. 559, §2, eff. July 1, 2008.

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