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      RS 32:202     

  

NOTE: §202 eff. until July 1, 2020. See Acts 2018, No. 612.

§202. Louisiana Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Fund

            A. There is hereby created, as a special fund in the state treasury, the Louisiana Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Fund, hereinafter referred to as the "fund". The source of monies for the fund shall be that portion of the monies derived from fees imposed and dedicated to the fund pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 47:463.148, and grants, gifts, and donations and any other monies received by the state for the purposes of bicycle and pedestrian safety and which are appropriated to the fund.

            B. After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, an amount equal to that deposited into the state treasury from the foregoing sources shall be deposited in and credited to the fund. The monies in the fund shall be invested by the treasurer in the same manner as the state general fund, and interest earnings shall be deposited into the fund. All unexpended and unencumbered monies remaining in the fund at the end of each fiscal year shall remain in the fund.

            C. Monies in the fund shall be subject to annual appropriation by the legislature for use by the Department of Transportation and Development. The monies in the fund shall be allocated and disbursed by the secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development and used solely for bicycle and pedestrian safety.

NOTE: §202 eff. July 1, 2020. See Acts 2018, No. 612.

§202. Louisiana Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Account

            A. There is hereby created, as a special account in the state treasury, the Louisiana Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Account, to be referred to as the account. The source of monies for the account shall be that portion of the monies derived from fees imposed and dedicated to the account pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 47:463.148, and grants, gifts, and donations and any other monies received by the state for the purposes of bicycle and pedestrian safety and which are appropriated to the account.

            B. After compliance with the requirements of Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, relative to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, an amount equal to that deposited into the state treasury from the foregoing sources shall be deposited in and credited to a special agency account. Funding deposited into the account shall be considered fees and self-generated revenues and shall be available for annual appropriations by the legislature.

            C. Monies in the account shall be subject to annual appropriation by the legislature for use by the Department of Transportation and Development. The monies in the account shall be allocated and disbursed by the secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development and used solely for bicycle and pedestrian safety.

            Acts 2010, No. 840, §1; Acts 2018, No. 612, §10, eff. July 1, 2020.



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