TITLE 41. PUBLIC LANDS
CHAPTER 6. SCHOOL LANDS
PART III. SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS
SUBPART A. IN GENERAL
41:726 Bienville Parish School Board; transfer of certain sixteenth section lands
A. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, whenever the Bienville Parish School Board, on behalf of the state of Louisiana, determines that the sixteenth section lands located within Bienville Parish, and as more specifically described in any agreements entered into and documents executed by the Bienville Parish School Board, is no longer needed for school purposes and that the best interests of the Bienville Parish school system would be served by the sale of the property, the Bienville Parish School Board shall have authority to order the disposition of such sixteenth section lands at public auction or under sealed bids. The procedure for disposition of the sixteenth section lands shall be the same as for unused school lands under R.S. 41:892. The Bienville Parish School Board shall reserve to the state all of the mineral rights and minerals in accordance with law. Any sale of sixteenth section lands which occurs as authorized by this Subsection shall be executed by the state land office on behalf of the Bienville Parish School Board.
B. All proceeds from the sale, less expenses of the sale, shall be used for the support of the schools located in Bienville Parish in furtherance of the purpose of the dedication of the sixteenth section lands by the United States by acts of Congress of April 21, 1806, and March 3, 1811, to the territories of Orleans and Louisiana in anticipation of statehood.
Added by Acts 2000, 1st Ex.Sess., No. 129, § 1, eff. April 19, 2000.