Louisiana Workers' Compensation Judgements, Amendment 9 (2010)
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This measure required that if a workers' compensation claim was to be modified or reversed by a court of appeal and one judge dissented then the case would have to be reargued before a panel of at least five judges prior to a final judgement being rendered. This measure was proposed by Edwin Murray of the Louisiana State Senate.
- See also: 2010 ballot measure election results
|Louisiana Amendment 9 (2010)|
Official results via Louisiana Elections Division.
Text of measure
The ballot text read as follows:
To provide that, in civil matters only, when a court of appeal is to modify or reverse an administrative agency determination in a workers' compensation claim and one judge dissents, the case shall be reargued before a panel of at least five judges prior to rendition of judgment, and a majority shall concur to render judgment. (Amends Article V, Section 8(B))
Path to the ballot
In order to qualify for the ballot the proposed measure required the approval of 2/3rds of the members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature.
- Louisiana Public Affairs Research Council, Guide to November Amendments
- Louisiana Constitutional Amendments for consideration in 2010
- SB 42 full text
State of Louisiana
Baton Rouge (capital)
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