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==External links==
==External links==
* [http://www.legis.la.gov/billdata/streamdocument.asp?did=812577 SB 410 (text)]
* [http://www.legis.la.gov/billdata/streamdocument.asp?did=812577 SB 410 (text)]
==Additional reading==
* [http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20121014/OPINION/121012048/-1/rss01?nclick_check=1 ''TheTownTalk.com'' "Our View: Louisiana ballot measures need scrutiny by voters," October 14, 2012]

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Special District Creation Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Louisiana Constitution
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Status:On the ballot
The Louisiana Special District Creation Amendment will appear on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. If enacted, the measure would establish certain requirements prior to legislatively creating certain special districts related to local or special laws. The measure was sent to the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session as SB 410.

Text of measure

The official ballot text reads as follows:[1]

Do you support an amendment to provide that no law relative to the creation of a special district, the primary purpose of which includes aiding in crime prevention and security by providing for an increased presence of law enforcement personnel in the district or otherwise promoting and encouraging security in the district, shall be enacted unless three separate notices of the proposed law are published at least thirty days prior to introduction of the bill, which notice shall set forth the substance of the proposed law and whether the governing authority of the special district would be authorized to impose and collect a parcel fee within the district, whether the parcel fee will be imposed or may be increased without an election, and the maximum amount of such fee?

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.

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External links

Additional reading