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Louisiana Police Salaries, Amendment 4 (Oct 1999)

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Louisiana Amendment 4 (Primary) would authorize the legislature to supplement police department uniform pay plans from other available funds. It was on the 1999 primary election ballot in Louisiana where it was defeated, with 42% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 4 (Primary)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,14857.80%
Yes 838 42.20%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

To authorize the legislature to supplement police department uniform pay plans from any available funds of state, the department, the agency or the political subdivision , provided that such supplement may be made available only for sworn commissioned law enforcement officers employed on a full-time basis by such police force who serve the welfare of the public, in the capacity of police officer, by providing police services to the general public, by effecting arrests, issuing citations, and serving warrants while patrolling levees, bridges, waterways, and riverfronts. [Amends Article X, Section 10(A)(1)]

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