The Louisiana Boards and Commissions Restructuring Amendment
will appear on the November 6, 2012
statewide ballot in Louisiana
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. If enacted, the measure would restructure the composition of various constitutional boards and commissions. The measure was sent to the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session
as HB 524.
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
- See also: Louisiana legislatively-referred constitutional amendments
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.