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      RS 17:25     


§25.  Funds for parish and city school boards; warrants

A.(1)  The superintendent shall prepare and transmit to each parish and city school board, during the current calendar or fiscal year, monthly warrants on the state official designated by law for such purpose.  The warrant shall cover the amount of the funds due each such school board based upon the total funds appropriated for all school boards in accordance with such formula as is adopted for the purpose by the board in accordance with law.  Each warrant shall be made payable to the treasurer of the school board.  These warrants shall be drawn by the superintendent subject to the control of and regulations established by the board.  

(2)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the superintendent of education is authorized to withhold the warrants for any monies payable under the minimum foundation program to any local school system that fails to timely provide to the Department of Education the completed minimum foundation program equalization report until the completed report is provided.  

B.  When a warrant is presented to the designated state official on whom drawn in accordance with law, that official shall issue his warrant to the state treasurer for the payment thereof.  

Acts 1975, No. 274, §1.  Acts 1984, No. 284, §1, eff. July 1, 1984.

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