Louisiana Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment, HB 256 (2014)
|Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment, HB 256|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Topic:||Property on the ballot|
|Status:||On the ballot|
The Louisiana Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment, also known as HB 256, 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 provide for a redemption period for blighted, abandoned, uninhabitable or hazardous property sold at tax sale.
The bill was sponsored in the legislature by Rep. Patrick Williams (D-4).
- No formal opposition has been identified at this time.
Path to the ballot
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 April 29, 2013, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed the amendment with a vote of 90 to 0.
| By Eric Veram|
Ballot measure writer
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