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}}{{tnr}}The '''Louisiana Retirement Benefits Amendment''' will appear on the [[Louisiana 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012]] statewide ballot in [[Louisiana]] as a {{lrcafull}}.  If enacted, the measure would allow the legislature to deny retirement benefits to any public employee or official who commits a felony related to their office. The measure was sent to the ballot during the [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] as HB 9.
 
}}{{tnr}}The '''Louisiana Retirement Benefits Amendment''' will appear on the [[Louisiana 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012]] statewide ballot in [[Louisiana]] as a {{lrcafull}}.  If enacted, the measure would allow the legislature to deny retirement benefits to any public employee or official who commits a felony related to their office. The measure was sent to the ballot during the [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] as HB 9.
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==Text of measure==
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The official ballot text reads as follows:<ref>[http://www.sos.la.gov/Portals/0/elections/pdf/NOV62012CAS-withseal.pdf ''Louisiana Secretary of State'', "2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments," retrieved August 17, 2012]</ref>
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<blockquote>Do you support an amendment to provide for the forfeiture of public retirement benefits by any public servant who is convicted of a felony associated with and committed during his public service?</blockquote>
  
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==

Revision as of 07:10, 20 August 2012

Retirement Benefits Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Louisiana Constitution
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Topic:Law
Status:On the ballot
The Louisiana Retirement Benefits Amendment will appear on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. If enacted, the measure would allow the legislature to deny retirement benefits to any public employee or official who commits a felony related to their office. The measure was sent to the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session as HB 9.

Text of measure

The official ballot text reads as follows:[1]

Do you support an amendment to provide for the forfeiture of public retirement benefits by any public servant who is convicted of a felony associated with and committed during his public service?

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.

See also

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