2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 16 - District Attorneys
RS 16:65 - Power to borrow

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 16:65 (2018)

§65. Power to borrow

A. Each district or subdistrict, acting through its duly elected district attorney as its governing authority, is hereby authorized to borrow money and to issue certificates of indebtedness payable from its general revenues, including the avails or residue of the taxes authorized by this Chapter, for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, renovation, expansion, equipping, and furnishing of office, research, and other facilities for the officers, employees, and staff of the district or subdistrict.

B. Each district or subdistrict is also hereby authorized, within two calendar years following a disaster declaration pursuant to the Stafford Act, 42 USC 101 et seq., covering the geographic area in which the district or subdistrict is located, to borrow money only from other governmental entities and not to exceed twenty-five percent of the annual operating budget of the district attorney's office, and to issue certificates of indebtedness payable from its general revenues, including the avails or residue of the taxes authorized by this Chapter, for the purpose of financing the daily operations of the office, including employee, general operating, and all other expenses.

C. Any certificates of indebtedness shall be issued in the manner and subject to the terms and conditions provided by R.S. 33:2922 and 2923.

Acts 1988, No. 688, §1, eff. July 15, 1988; Acts 2006, No. 55, §1.

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