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'''Seven ballot measures''' appeared on the [[2008 ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[Louisiana]].  All seven were [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]s.
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{{pt1}} [[Louisiana 2010 ballot measures|2010]] {{pt2}} [[Louisiana 2007 ballot measures|2007]] {{pt3}}'''Seven ballot measures''' were on the [[2008 ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[Louisiana]].   
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* All seven ballot measures were [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]s.
  
 
==November 2008 ballot==
 
==November 2008 ballot==
  
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Term Limits for Public Boards Act (2008)|Term Limits for Public Boards Act, Amendment 1]] || Term Limits || Concerned term limits for members of public boards and commissions || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Extraordinary Legislative Sessions Act (2008)|Extraordinary Legislative Sessions Act, Amendment 2]] || Legislative Sessions || Require that when a proclamation is issued to call the state legislature into an extraordinary session, the proclamation must be issued at least seven calendar days before the extraordinary (special) session convenes || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Temporary Legislators Act (2008)|Temporary Legislators Act, Amendment 3]] || Legislative Procedure || Require the legislature to "prompt[ly]" provide for temporary successors for legislators ordered to active duty in the military || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Severance Tax Act (2008)|Severance Tax Act, Amendment 4]] || Severance Tax || Increase the amount of the state's severance tax that is allocated to parishes (counties) || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Expropriated Property Act (2008)|Expropriated Property Act, Amendment 5]] || Property Assessment || Authorize the transfer of a special assessment level on property when the property has been sold to or expropriated by the federal or state government || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Blighted Property Act (2008)|Blighted Property Act, Amendment 6]] || Property Requirements || Provide an exception to requirements of first refusal by the owner prior to sale, and certain procedures for declaration of property as surplus property, when property is taken for the public purpose of removal of a threat to public healthy or safety. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[Louisiana Retirement Fund Investment (2008)|Retirement Fund Investment Act, Amendment 7]] || Investment of State Funds || Authorize the investment in equities of monies of the state and a political subdivision || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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See [[2008 ballot measure election results]]
 
See [[2008 ballot measure election results]]
  
==National overview==
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==See also==
 
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* [[2008 ballot measures]]
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* [[List of Louisiana ballot measures]]
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* [[Louisiana Legislature]]
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* [[List of ballot measures by state]]
* '''[[Ballot Initiative Report, 2008]]'''
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* '''[[2008 ballot measures#state-by-state chart|State-by-state chart]]
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* '''[[2008 ballot measure lawsuits]]'''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
  
 
* [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Portals/0/elections/pdf/2008ConstitutionalAmendments.pdf Text of all seven measures]
 
* [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Portals/0/elections/pdf/2008ConstitutionalAmendments.pdf Text of all seven measures]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:24, 29 June 2011

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2007
Seven ballot measures were on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Louisiana.

November 2008 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Term limits Term limits for members of public boards and commissions Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Admin of gov't Notice of a special legislative session must take place at least seven days before it starts Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Admin of gov't Temporary successors to state legislators called to active military duty Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Taxes Allocate more of severance tax to parishes Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Eminent domain Transfers of special assessments Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 6 Eminent domain Rules regarding state's taking of private land Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 7 Spending Authorize the investment in equities of monies of the state and a political subdivision Defeatedd


See 2008 ballot measure election results

See also

Louisiana

External links