BJ 15-25

Bond Allocation--Louisiana Community Development Authority

WHEREAS,   pursuant to the Tax Reform Act of 1986 and Act 51 of the 1986 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, Executive Order No. BJ 2008-47 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 (hereafter “Ceiling”);
(2)       the procedure for obtaining an allocation of bonds under the Ceiling; and
(3)       a system of central record keeping for such allocations;

WHEREAS,   the Louisiana Community Development Authority has applied for an allocation of the 2015 Ceiling to be used in connection with the financing by NFR BioEnergy CT, LLC, for the development and construction of a biorefinery plant which will convert sugarcane waste and other agricultural waste into biocarbon products, including but not limited to energy pellets for use as fuel, to be located at the Cora Texas Sugar Mill on Highway 1 South, in the Parish of Iberville, City of White Castle, State of Louisiana, within the boundaries of the Issuer.
NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, 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 2015 Ceiling in the amount shown:

Amount of Allocation

Name of Issuer

Name of Project


Louisiana Community Development Authority

NFR BioEngery CT, LLC

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’s 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, 2015, provided that such bonds are delivered to the initial purchasers thereof on or before December 31, 2015.
SECTION 4:  All references in this Order to the singular shall include the plural, and all plural references shall include the singular.
SECTION 5:  This Order is effective upon signature and shall remain in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the Governor, or terminated by operation of law.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 22nd day of October, 2015.

Bobby Jindal

Tom Schedler
Secretary of State