Louisiana Boards and Commissions Restructuring, Amendment 7 (2012)
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|Boards and Commissions Restructuring Amendment|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Topic:||Administration of gov't|
|Status:||On the ballot|
Text of measure
The official ballot text reads as follows:
Do you support an amendment, relative to the membership of constitutional boards and commissions that have members who are selected from congressional districts, to retain the existing number of members and to provide for implementation of membership from reapportioned congressional districts by filling vacancies first from under-represented districts and then from the state at large?
Path to the ballot
The legislatively-referred constitutional amendment required a two-thirds vote from members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature to be placed on the statewide ballot.