2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:210 - Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation created; administration by corporation; management; domicile

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:210 (2018)

PART III. CREATION OF CORPORATION, OFFICERS

OF CORPORATION

§210. Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation created; administration by corporation; management; domicile

A. There is hereby created and established a special corporation to be operated for a public purpose which shall be known as the Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation. The corporation shall be managed in such a manner that enables the people of the state to benefit from its operations and profits.

B. The state of Louisiana hereby grants to the Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation all powers and faculties necessary to perform the functions for which it is created, including the power of granting an exclusive contract to operate a casino gambling establishment in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. It is further provided that the acts of a holder of a casino gaming operator's contract pursuant to exclusive rights vested in him by the Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation shall be deemed to be acts of the state of Louisiana for purposes of the Sherman Antitrust Act and other laws of the United States regulating commerce.

C. The existence of the corporation shall begin only upon confirmation of a majority of the members of the board by the Senate as provided in this Chapter. Until the time of such confirmation, no business shall be conducted on behalf of the corporation.

D. Any action taken on behalf of the corporation when less than a majority of the members of the board have been confirmed shall have no effect.

E. The corporation shall be domiciled in the parish of Orleans.

Acts 1992, No. 384, §1, eff. June 18, 1992. Redesignated from R.S. 4:610 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996.

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