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      RS 51:65     


§65. Extent of authority of commissioners

            The authority granted in this Part to the board confers on the board the right to do all things necessary and proper to carry into effect the establishing, maintaining, and operating of foreign trade zones in the New Orleans International Airport, the South Louisiana Port Commission, the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District, the Port of New Orleans, the South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission, the Caddo-Bossier Port Commission, the Vidalia Port Commission, the England Economic and Industrial Development District, the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, the Plaquemines Port, Harbor and Terminal District, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of Iberia, or any port commission or port, harbor, and terminal district, the New Orleans Regional Business Park, and any airport with an industrial park or property designated for industrial development, and to comply fully with the provisions of 19 U.S.C. 81a et seq. and all regulations that may be made under it. Further, a board that does not have federally authorized foreign trade zone status may enter into agreement with another board that has federally granted foreign trade zone authority to establish, maintain, or operate a subzone or subzones within the jurisdiction of the board, provided that the agreement shall not limit or affect the powers and authority of either board.

            Amended by Acts 1966, No. 473, §1; Acts 1981, No. 321, §1; Acts 1985, No. 470, §1; Acts 1986, No. 453, §1; Acts 2003, No. 416, §1; Acts 2010, No. 747, §1; Acts 2020, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 29, §1, eff. Oct. 28, 2020; Acts 2022, No. 174, §1.

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