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'''Six measures''' have been approved for the [[2010 ballot measures#Louisiana|2010 statewide ballot]] in [[Louisiana]]. There are four other {{lrcafull}}s that have been proposed and remain pending. The legislative session is scheduled to end [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions|June 21]].
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'''Twelve measures''' were on the [[2010 ballot measures#Louisiana|2010 statewide ballot]] in [[Louisiana]]. The legislative session ended on [[Dates of 2010 state legislative sessions|June 21]].
* All six measures are {{lrcafull}}s
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* All twelve measures are {{lrcafull}}s
* Two will appear on the [[BC2010#October|October 2, 2010]] ballot, while four measures will appear on the general [[BC2010#November|November 2, 2010]] ballot.
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* Two appeared on the [[BC2010#October|October 2, 2010]] ballot, while ten measures were on the general [[BC2010#November|November 2, 2010]] ballot.
* Three relate to the [[:Category:Administration of government, Louisiana|administration of government]] and three relate to [[:Category:Taxes, Louisiana|taxes]]
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Of the approximately 87 proposals filed by the state legislature, a total of 10 were passed certified for the statewide ballot.<ref>[http://www.bayoubuzz.com/louisiana-news/297198-louisiana-constitution-amendments-on-fall-ballots-include-cigarette-tax-question ''Bayou Buzz,'' "Louisiana Constitution amendments on fall ballots include cigarette tax question," accessed August 3, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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==Proposed measures==
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==Not on the ballot==
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| {{lrca}} || [[Louisiana Prostitution Amendment (2010)|Prostitution Amendment]] || [[:Category:Law enforcement, Louisiana|Law enforcement]] || Prostitution shall be suppressed by the legislature, no law to legalize it
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| {{lrca}} || [[Louisiana Prostitution Amendment (2010)|Prostitution Amendment]] || [[:Category:Law enforcement, Louisiana|Law enforcement]] || Prostitution shall be suppressed by the legislature, no law to legalize it || {{nob}}
  
 
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| {{lrca}} || [[Louisiana Health Care Freedom Amendment (2010)|Health Care Freedom Amendment]] || [[:Category:Health care, Louisiana|Health care]] || Prohibits rules against participation in specific health care
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| {{lrca}} || [[Louisiana Healthcare Freedom Amendment (2010)|Healthcare Freedom Amendment]] || [[:Category:Healthcare, Louisiana|Healthcare]] || Prohibits rules against participation in specific health care|| {{nob}}
 
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|{{lrca}} || [[Louisiana School Board Term Limit Amendment (2010)|Term Limit Amendment]] || [[:Category:Term limits, Louisiana|Term limits]] || Sets term limits for school board members
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|{{lrca}} || [[Louisiana School Board Term Limit Amendment (2010)|Term Limit Amendment]] || [[:Category:Term limits, Louisiana|Term limits]] || Sets term limits for school board members|| {{nob}}
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|{{lrca}} || [[Louisiana Bench Trial Amendment (2010)|Bench Trial Amendment]] || [[:Category:Judicial reform, Louisiana|Judicial reform]] || Gives Judges and Prosecutors say in criminal's choice of a bench trial
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==Local ballot measures==
 
==Local ballot measures==
* [[March 27, 2010 ballot measures in Louisiana|March 27]] [[May 1, 2010 ballot measures in Louisiana|May 1]]
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:: ''See also: [[Local ballot measure elections in 2010]]''
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* [[March 27, 2010 ballot measures in Louisiana|March 27]]  
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* [[May 1, 2010 ballot measures in Louisiana|May 1]]
  
 
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Louisiana ballot measures]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for Louisiana ballot measures]]
 
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===Articles===
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* [[Louisiana early voting ends, state gears up for October 2 election]]
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* [[Louisiana Legislative session ends, twelve constitutional amendments approved for fall voting]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.legis.state.la.us/election2010/amendments.htm List of 2010 proposed Louisiana constitutional amendments]
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* [http://www.legis.state.la.us/election2010/10amendments.pdf Louisiana Constitutional Amendments for consideration in 2010]
 
* [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/68/Default.aspx Louisiana board of elections]
 
* [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/68/Default.aspx Louisiana board of elections]
  
 
==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
* [http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/politics/90586584.html ''The Advocate'',"87 constitutional changes proposed," April 12, 2010]
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* [http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/politics/90586584.html ''The Advocate'', "87 constitutional changes proposed," April 12, 2010]
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===Editorials===
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* [http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20100824/OPINION/8240331 ''The Town Talk'', "Our View: Tinkering with Louisiana Constitution is the wrong approach," August 24, 2010]
  
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Revision as of 10:29, 8 July 2014

2011
2008

Twelve measures were on the 2010 statewide ballot in Louisiana. The legislative session ended on June 21.

Of the approximately 87 proposals filed by the state legislature, a total of 10 were passed certified for the statewide ballot.[1]

On the ballot

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

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Prostitution Amendment Law enforcement Prostitution shall be suppressed by the legislature, no law to legalize it Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Healthcare Freedom Amendment Healthcare Prohibits rules against participation in specific health care Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Term Limit Amendment Term limits Sets term limits for school board members Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2010

See also

Articles

External links

Additional reading

Editorials

References