2015 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 33 - Municipalities and Parishes
RS 33:361 - Municipal powers

LA Rev Stat § 33:361 (2015) What's This?

SUBPART C. MUNICIPAL POWERS

§361. Municipal powers

A. Except as otherwise provided in this Part, a municipality shall be vested with all powers, rights, privileges, immunities, authorities, and duties heretofore possessed in accordance with all constitutional and statutory provisions with respect thereto. A municipality is further authorized to exercise any power and perform any function necessary, requisite, or proper for the management of its affairs not denied by law.

B. The power to perform any function necessary, requisite, or proper for the management of its affairs shall specifically include the power to levy and collect taxes and to assume indebtedness as provided by law. In this regard, the board of aldermen of a municipality may levy and collect taxes, incur debt, and issue bonds and other evidences of indebtedness as authorized by law.

Acts 1985, No. 890, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1985, NO. 890, §3.}}

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