EXECUTIVE ORDER 04-11

Bond Allocation - Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana


WHEREAS, pursuant to the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and Act 51 of the 1986 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, Executive Order No. MJF 96-25, as amended by Executive Order No. MJF 2000-15, was issued to establish: (1) a method for allocating bonds subject to private activity bond volume limits, including the method of allocating bonds subject to the private activity bond volume limits for the calendar year of 2004 (hereafter "the 2004 Ceiling"); (2) the procedure for obtaining an allocation of bonds under the 2004 Ceiling; and (3) a system of central record keeping for such allocations; and

WHEREAS, the parish of East Baton Rouge, state of Louisiana, has requested an allocation from the 2004 Ceiling to finance the acquisition, construction, installation, and equipping of a solid waste disposal facility for Georgia-Pacific Paper and Consumer Products Operation, which will include: (a) Through-Air Dried 9TAD towel machine; (b) two towel converting lines; (c) a fine paper converting line; (d) a broke/reclaim system for an existing tissue machine; and (e) a landfill expansion, located on West Mt. Pleasant Road, city of Zachary, parish of East Baton Rouge, state of Louisiana, in accordance with the provisions of Section 146 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended;

NOW THEREFORE, I, KATHLEEN BABINEAUX BLANCO, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1: The bond issue, as described in this Section, shall be and is hereby granted an allocation from the 2004 Ceiling in the amount shown:

AMOUNT OF ALLOCATION NAME OF ISSUER NAME OF PROJECT
$14,200,000

Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana

Georgia-Pacific Corporation

SECTION 2: The allocation granted herein shall be used only for the bond issue described in Section 1 and for the general purpose set forth in the "Application for Allocation of a Portion of the State of Louisiana Private Activity Bond Ceiling" submitted in connection with the bond issue described in Section 1.

SECTION 3: The allocation granted herein shall be valid and in full force and effect through December 31, 2004, provided that such bonds are delivered to the initial purchasers thereof on or before September 10, 2004.

SECTION 4: All references in this Order to the singular shall include the plural, and all plural references shall include the singular.

SECTION 5 : The undersigned certifies, under penalty of perjury, that the allocation granted herein was not made in consideration of any bribe, gift, or gratuity, or any direct or indirect contribution to any political campaign. The undersigned also certifies that the granted allocation meets the requirements of Section 146 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

SECTION 6: This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 14th day of June, 2004.

Kathleen Babineaux Blanco
Governor

ATTEST BY
THE GOVERNOR
Fox McKeithen
Secretary of State