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.
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
LIVE election results will be posted when polls close on November 6, 2012 and when numbers start to roll in.
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Text of measure
The official ballot text reads as follows:
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.