2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1096.7 - Participation by parishes; appropriations

§1096.7. Participation by parishes; appropriations

A. The governing authority of any parish may enter into a participation agreement with the board to sublease a portion of any facility and provide for the care and maintenance of juveniles from that participating parish at the facility pursuant to this Subpart.

B. The governing authority of each participating parish shall annually appropriate an amount which will be sufficient to fund the parish's obligation pursuant to the participation agreement entered into with the board pursuant to this Subpart.

C. For the purpose of obtaining necessary funds pursuant to Subsection B, each participating parish may levy a special annual tax not to exceed one mill for a period of not more than twenty years by a two-thirds vote of total membership of the parish governing authority, but only after a public hearing is held and when authorized by a majority of the electors who vote thereon in an election held for that purpose. In addition and if deemed necessary by the governing authority, a participating parish may levy a supplemental annual tax not to exceed two mills for a period of not more than twenty years for such purposes by a two-thirds vote of the total membership of the governing authority, but only after a public hearing is held and when authorized by a majority of the electors who vote thereon in an election held for that purpose.

Acts 1992, No. 1071, §1, eff. July 14, 1992.

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