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Louisiana Participation in Medicaid Expansion Amendment (2014)

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The Louisiana Participation in Medicaid Expansion Amendment may appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would order the state government to expand Medicaid as offered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare."[1]

The amendment was introduced into the legislature by State Senator Ben Nevers (D-12).[1]

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See also: Amending the Louisiana Constitution

In Louisiana, a two-thirds majority vote is required in both the House of Representatives and Senate in order to place a constitutional amendment on the ballot. The measure has not yet been voted upon by the legislature.

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