Louisiana State Minimum Wage Amendment (2014)

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The Louisiana State Minimum Wage Amendment was not on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have established a state minimum wage at five cents above the federal minimum wage.[1]

Louisiana, as of 2014, is one of five states which do not have a state minimum wage.[2]

The amendment was sponsored in the Louisiana Legislature by State Rep. Herbert Dixon (D-26) and State Rep. Marcus Hunter (D-17) as House Bill No. 589.



Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Louisiana Constitution

In Louisiana, a two-thirds majority vote was required in both the House of Representatives and Senate in order to place the constitutional amendment on the ballot.

Similar measures

The following measures related to minimum wage increases were proposed for the general election ballot in November:

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