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Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment, HB 256
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Constitution:Constitutional amendment
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Topic:Property on the ballot
Status:On the ballot

The Louisiana Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment, also known as HB 256, is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the ballot in Louisiana that will be decided in the general election on November 4, 2014. The measure would provide for a redemption period for blighted, abandoned, uninhabitable or hazardous property sold at tax sale.[1]

Support

The bill was sponsored in the legislature by Rep. Patrick Williams (D-4).

Opposition

No formal opposition has been identified at this time.

Path to the ballot

See also: Louisiana legislatively-referred constitutional amendments

Legislatively-referred constitutional amendments require a two-thirds vote from members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature to be placed on the statewide ballot.

On April 29, 2013, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed the amendment with a vote of 90 to 0.

On May 27 the Senate voted 33 to 3 in favor of the measure, thereby sending it on to the public to decide.[1]

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