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      RS 51:922     


§922. Purpose

            It is the purpose of this Chapter to effectuate the policy set forth in R.S. 51:921 by providing for all of the following:

            (1) A program designed to create a nonpolitical Department of Economic Development operated by a thoroughly professional staff.

            (2) A continuing program of economic and industrial planning and industrial development.

            (3) A continuing program designed to furnish information to the general public and to state, regional, parish, and local governmental and private agencies concerning ways and means of effectuating the policy set forth in R.S. 51:921.

            (4) A continuing program of commercial and industrial planning, education, cooperation, and assistance between the state of Louisiana and foreign countries, the federal government, other states, and state, regional, parish, and local public and private agencies and individuals.

            (5) A continuing program designed to attract manufacturing facilities to this state, with a focus on economic incentives, necessary infrastructure, workforce development, and the potential benefits a manufacturing facility would provide the state, including but not limited to job creation, wages, community investment, and quality of life.

            Acts 1964, No. 403, §1; Acts 1989, No. 325, §1; Acts 2022, No. 743, §1.

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