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      RS 27:204     


§204.  Status of corporation; exercise of economic development function

The Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation shall not be a state agency, except as expressly provided in this Chapter.  It is the intent of the legislature that the creation of the corporation, the entering into of a casino operating contract with a private gaming operator, and the revenues received by the corporation shall be in furtherance of and deemed to result from the exercise by the state of its economic development power in partnership with private sector contractors.  The amounts received by the corporation and the state from the private contractor are hereby declared to not be a tax or license fee, but rather the proceeds of a joint venture between the corporation and the casino operator in furtherance of economic development.

Acts 1992, No. 384, §1, eff. June 18, 1992.  Redesignated from R.S. 4:604 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996.

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