Louisiana Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Correction Amendment (2014)
|Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Correction Amendment|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Status:||On the ballot|
The Louisiana Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Correction Amendment, SB 96 is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would require disabled veterans who receive homestead exemptions to be declared “totally disabled or unemployable.”
Text of measure
The official ballot text reads as follows:
|“|| Veterans Affairs, and their surviving spouses, shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation for up to one hundred fifty thousand dollars, and that a parishwide vote shall not be required to implement this change in qualification for the exemption?
(Amends Article VII, Section 21(K)(1) and (3))
The measure was introduced into the legislation by Sen. Robert Adley (R-36).
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Louisiana Constitution
State Senator Robert Adley (R-36) introduced a bill to the legislature to alter the constitution and put the measure before voters on March 28, 2013. The bill was approved through a two-thirds vote in both legislative chambers. SB 96 was approved by the Louisiana House of Representatives on June 3, 2013. SB 96 was approved by the Louisiana Senate on June 4, 2013.
June 4, 2013 Senate vote
|Lousiana SB 96 Senate Vote|
June 3, 2013 House vote
|Lousiana SB 96 House Vote|
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