A.  There shall be established in the state treasury as a special permanent trust fund the Millennium Trust.  After allocation of money to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund as provided in Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the treasurer shall deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust certain monies received as a result of the Master Settlement Agreement, hereinafter the “Settlement Agreement”, executed November 23, 1998, and approved by Consent Decree and Final Judgment entered in the case “Richard P. Ieyoub, Attorney General, ex rel. State of Louisiana v. Philip Morris, Incorporated, et al.”, bearing Number 98-6473 on the docket of the Fourteenth Judicial District for the parish of Calcasieu, state of Louisiana; and all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.  The treasurer shall deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust the following amounts of monies received as a result of the Settlement Agreement:

(1)  Fiscal Year 2000-2001, forty-five percent of the total monies received that year.

(2)  Fiscal Year 2001-2002, sixty percent of the total monies received that year.

(3)  Fiscal Year 2002-2003 and each fiscal year thereafter, seventy-five percent of the total monies received that year.  However, beginning in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 after the balance in the Millennium Trust reaches a total of one billion three hundred eighty million dollars, the monies deposited in and credited to the Millennium Trust, received by the state as a result of the Settlement Agreement, shall be allocated to the various funds within the Millennium Trust as provided in Subsections B, C, and D of this Section.

(4)  For Fiscal Year 2000-2001, Fiscal Year 2001-2002, and Fiscal Year 2002-2003, ten percent of the total monies received in each of those years for credit to the Education Excellence Fund which, notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 39:98.3(A), shall be appropriated for the purposes provided in R.S. 39:98.3(C)(4).

B.(1)  The Health Excellence Fund shall be established as a special fund within the Millennium Trust. The treasurer shall credit to the Health Excellence Fund one-third of the Settlement Agreement proceeds deposited each year into the Millennium Trust and one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

(2)  Beginning Fiscal Year 2011-2012, and each fiscal year thereafter, the treasurer shall credit to the Health Excellence Fund one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

(3)  Beginning July 1, 2012, after allocation of money to the Bond Security and Redemption Fund as provided in Article VII, Section 9(B) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the treasurer shall deposit in and credit to the Health Excellence Fund the revenues derived from the tax imposed by R.S. 47:841(B)(3).

C.(1)  The Education Excellence Fund shall be established in the state treasury as a special fund within the Millennium Trust. The treasurer shall credit to the Education Excellence Fund one-third of the Settlement Agreement proceeds deposited into the Millennium Trust and one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

(2) Beginning Fiscal Year 2011-2012, and each fiscal year thereafter, the treasurer shall credit to the Education Excellence Fund one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

D.(1)  The TOPS Fund shall be established in the state treasury as a special fund within the Millennium Trust. The treasurer shall credit to the TOPS Fund one-third of the Settlement Agreement proceeds deposited into the Millennium Trust and one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

(2)  Beginning Fiscal Year 2011-2012, and each fiscal year thereafter, the treasurer shall credit to the TOPS Fund one hundred percent of the Settlement Agreement proceeds deposited into the Millennium Trust and one-third of all dividend and interest income and all realized capital gains on investment of monies in the Millennium Trust.

(3)  Upon the effective date of this Section, the state treasurer shall deposit, transfer, or otherwise credit funds in an amount equal to such Settlement Agreement proceeds deposited in and credited to the Millennium Trust received by the state between April 1, 2011, and the effective date of this Section to the TOPS Fund.

Acts 1999, No. 1295, §1, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2011, No. 386, §1, eff. Nov. 21, 2011.