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      RS 40:477     


§477.  Investment in bonds and authorized for public funds, financial institutions, trusts and fiduciaries

The state and all public agencies therein, all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks, and institutions, investment companies, insurance companies, insurance associations, and other persons carrying on a banking or insurance business, and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees, and other fiduciaries may legally invest any monies or funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds or other obligations issued by a housing authority, and such bonds and other obligations shall be authorized security for all public deposits; it being the purpose of this Chapter to authorize any of the foregoing to use any funds owned or controlled by them, including but not limited to sinking, insurance, investment, retirement, compensation, pension and trust funds, and funds held on deposit, for the purchase of any such bonds or other obligations; however, nothing in this Chapter shall be construed as relieving any person, firm, or corporation from any duty or exercising reasonable care in selecting securities.  This Chapter shall apply notwithstanding any restrictions on investments contained in other laws.

Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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