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.
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.