The Louisiana University Tuition Amendment
did not make the November 6, 2012
statewide ballot in Louisiana
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. This measure would have reduced the Legislature's control on university tuition. The amendment would have reduced the Legislature's involvement by exempting fees and tuition for public post-secondary education from requirements for imposing a new or increasing an existing tax or fee. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Joe Harrison
as House Bill 299.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Louisiana legislatively-referred constitutional amendments
If two-thirds of the members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature voted in the affirmative, a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment would have been placed on the statewide ballot.