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Louisiana Legislative Session Act, Amendment 1 (2002)

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Louisiana Amendment 1, also known as the Legislative Session Act, was on the November 7, 2002 election ballot in Louisiana. It passed, with 55% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 560,348 55.40%
No451,19944.60%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Act 1231 (SB 4) 2001 Regular Session

To change general legislative sessions from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years and fiscal sessions from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years; to provide for the consideration of not more than five prefiled bills per member which are not within the subject matter limitations during fiscal sessions; to provide that the legislature, during fiscal sessions may consider legislation which levies, authorizes, increases, decreases, or repeals a fee or which dedicates revenue, and local and special bills; to extend the length of the fiscal sessions; and to provide for certain legislative deadlines during annual regular sessions.

(Amends Article III, Section 2(A))

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