Louisiana Extend Homestead Exemption Act, Amendment 11 (September 2006)

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Louisiana Amendment 11 (Primary), also known as the Extend Homestead Exemption Act, was on the September 30, 2006 primary election ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Amendment 11, Primary
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 402,763 66%
No205,68234%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

To be considered in the September 30, 2006 primary election. To extend the homestead exemption to property owned by a revocable trust, in addition to the existing application to property owned by an irrevocable trust.

(Amends Article VII, Section 20(A)(3) and (5))

HOUSE BILL NO. 389, REGULAR SESSION, 2006

Present Constitution extends the homestead exemption to property owned by an irrevocable trust when the principal beneficiary or beneficiaries of the trust are the settler or settlers of the trust and were the immediate prior owners of the homestead and the homestead is occupied by a principal beneficiary.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment eliminates the requirement that the trust be irrevocable.

Present Constitution extends the homestead exemption to a natural person or persons and to an irrevocable trust created by a natural person or persons, in which the beneficiaries of the trust are a natural person or persons.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment eliminates the requirement that the trust be irrevocable.

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