Louisiana Individual and Joint Income Tax Schedule, Amendment 2 (2002)

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Louisiana Amendment 2 was on the November 7, 2002 election ballot in Louisiana. It passed, with 51% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 534,985 51.35%
No506,93848.65%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Act 88 (HB 31) 2002 Regular Session To retain the current limitation on individual income tax rates; to eliminate the current limitation on individual income tax brackets; to provide that the state individual and joint income tax schedule of rates and brackets shall never exceed the rates and brackets set forth in Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes on January 1, 2003, to provide that the state sales and use tax rate on food for home consumption, consumer purchases of natural gas, electricity, water, and prescription drugs shall be two percent for the period January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003, and to prohibit on July 1, 2003 the imposition of state sales and use tax on food for home consumption, consumer purchases of natural gas, electricity, water, and prescription drugs.

(Amends Article VII, Section 4(A); Adds Article VII, Section 2.2)

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