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      RS 23:1549     


§1549.  Priority of contributions in insolvency proceedings

In the event of any distribution of an employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this state, including any receivership, liquidation, assignment for benefit of creditors, adjudicated insolvency, composition, or similar proceedings, contributions, interest and penalties then or thereafter due shall be paid in full on an equal basis with other taxes and prior to all other claims except claims for wages of not more than $250.00 to each claimant, earned within six months of the commencement of the proceedings.  In the event of an employer's adjudication in bankruptcy, judicially confirmed extension proposal, or composition under the Federal Bankruptcy Act of 1898, as amended, contributions and interest then or thereafter due shall be entitled to such priority as is provided in that act for taxes due any state of the United States.

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