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Louisiana Property Tax Amendment, Question 2 (2004)

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Louisiana Amendment 2, also known as the Homestead Exemption from Property Taxes Act, was on the November 2, 2004 election ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Amendment 2, General
Approveda Yes 1,129,186 78%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing to amend Section 20(A) of Article VII of the Constitution of Louisiana, relative to the homestead exemption from ad valorem property taxes; to provide persons eligible for the homestead exemption and for the valuation of land which is the homestead; to provide for the homestead exemption for homesteads owned in indivision and for fields in which there is timber; to provide for the application of the exemption to the surviving spouse, testamentary or irrevocable trusts, usufructuaries, and to property occupied by a buyer under a bond for deed contract under certain conditions; to prohibit more than one exemption for any person; and to specify an election for submission of the proposition to electors and provide a ballot proposition.

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