Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund Amendment, HB 533 (2014)
|Medical Assistance Trust Fund Amendment, HB 533|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Status:||On the ballot|
The Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund Amendment, also known as HB 533, is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the ballot in Louisiana that will be decided in the general election on November 4, 2014. The measure would create the Medical Assistance Trust Fund as a constitutional fund and establish various related logistical provisions.
The bill was sponsored in the legislature by Rep. Charles Kleckley (R-36).
No formal opposition has been identified at this time.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Louisiana Constitution
Legislatively-referred constitutional amendments require a two-thirds vote from members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature to be placed on the statewide ballot.
On May 28, 2013, the Louisiana State Senate passed the amendment with a vote of 34 to 4.
| By Eric Veram|
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