Louisiana Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Act, Amendment 7 (September 2006)

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Louisiana Amendment 7 (Primary), also known as the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly 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 7, Primary
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 386,632 63%
No225,52737%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

To be considered in the September 30, 2006 primary election. To authorize the investment in equities of up to thirty-five percent of the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly. (Amends Article VII, Section 14(B))

HOUSE BILL NO. 406, REGULAR SESSION, 2006

Present Constitution prohibits the state or any political subdivision from loaning, pledging or donating any funds, credit, property, or things of value to any person, association, or corporation, public or private, except as specifically provided in this constitution. Prohibits the state or a political subdivision from subscribing to or purchasing the stock of a corporation or association or for any private enterprise with specific exceptions.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment retains present law and provides an exception that authorizes the investment in equities of up to 35% of the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly.

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