Six ballot measures approved for the Louisiana ballot

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January 29, 2010

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana: This election season, Louisiana voters should be expect to vote on at least six ballot measures. At least Two measures are scheduled to appear on the October 2nd primary election ballot and at least four will appear on the November 2nd general election ballot. Since Louisiana is not a state with initiative and referendum all proposed measures were referred via the state legislature as legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.

October 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Admin of gov't Move Convening Date of Legislature Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Admin of gov't Employees of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness under state civil service Approveda

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Admin of gov't State elected official salary increases Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Taxes Decrease the amount of taxes retained by the state on the severance of natural resources Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Taxes Exempts property taxes for disabled veterans Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Taxes Limitation on property tax increases Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Taxes Extend time the owner of a homestead must reoccupy it to retain homestead exemption Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Admin of gov't Require 2/3 vote to enact changes to retirement provisions Approveda
LRCA Amendment 7 Taxes Bidding process for property tax sales Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 8 Admin. of gov't Regarding the sale of expropriated property in the state Approveda
LRCA Amendment 9 Labor Require re-argument before five judge panel before modification of workers' compensation judgments Approveda
LRCA Amendment 10 Judicial reform Gives Judges and Prosecutors say in criminal's choice of a bench trial Approveda

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