Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:350

  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC

Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, and in particular the provisions of R.S. 41:1212, the board of directors of the Louisiana State Museum is hereby authorized to lease for any residential purposes, residential space within the Lower Pontalba Building of which the board has title to or custody or possession of, without advertising for and receiving public bids for such leases, provided that such leases are negotiated for and executed according to the terms and conditions set forth and contained in this Section.  

(1)  The board shall receive applications from private individuals only for residential leases in the Lower Pontalba Building, and shall approve or reject such applications based on the financial qualifications and prior lease experience of such applicants.  

(2)  Approved applications shall be placed on file according to the date received and applicants shall be shown available residential lease space according to order of receipt.  Upon declination or disqualification of an applicant, the board shall show available residential lease space to the next applicant in order of receipt.  The board may remove any applicant from the file who has declined the opportunity to lease on two or more occasions.  

Added by Acts 1979, No. 581, §1, eff. July 18, 1979.