TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL SCHOOL LAW
PART I. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
SUBPART A. STATE BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
17:8.1 Disposal of school books no longer in use
A. (1) A parish or city school board, with the prior approval of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, may sell any textbook or library book no longer in use in the school system to any person or entity for private use at a fee established by the parish or city school board. Funds derived from such sale shall be used by the parish or city school board solely for textbook or library book purchases.
(2) If a textbook or library book has been out of use for over six months or upon replacement by a new edition of any such book, a parish or city school board may, with the approval of the board, donate said book to any public hospital, any jail or prison, or any public institution, or to any individual for private use free of charge.
(3) Any textbook or library book which a parish or city school board is unable to sell or donate after being out of use in excess of six months or upon replacement by a new edition of any such book, or any textbook or library book which is deemed by said board to be unusable or unsalable, shall be disposed of in an appropriate manner.
B. The reproduction of any textbook or library book no longer in use by a parish or city school system and the use of multiple copies of such books by organized groups or by any educational agency or entity is prohibited.
Added by Acts 1977, No. 86, § 1, eff. June 20, 1977. Amended by Acts 1986, No. 475, § 1, eff. July 2, 1986; Acts 1999, No. 190, § 1.