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}}{{tnr}}The '''Louisiana Special District Creation Amendment''' will appear on the [[Louisiana 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012]] statewide ballot in [[Louisiana]] as a {{lrcafull}}.  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 [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] as SB 410.
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Louisiana Special District Creation Amendment''', also known as '''Constitutional Amendment 9''', was a {{lrcafull}} on the [[Louisiana 2012 ballot measures|November 6, 2012]] statewide ballot in [[Louisiana]], where it was '''approved'''.
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The measure established certain requirements prior to legislatively creating certain special districts related to local or special laws. The measure was sent to the ballot during the [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] as SB 410.
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==
 
:: ''See also: [[2012 ballot measure election results]]''
 
:: ''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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Official results via the [http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/11062012/11062012_Statewide.html Louisiana Secretary of State]'s website.
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==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
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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The official ballot text read as follows:<ref>[http://www.sos.la.gov/Portals/0/elections/pdf/NOV62012CAS-withseal.pdf ''Louisiana Secretary of State'', "2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments," accessed August 17, 2012]</ref>
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{{Quote|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?}}
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==Support==
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''No formal support was identified.''
  
<blockquote>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?</blockquote>
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==Opposition==
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''No formal opposition was identified.''
  
 
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==Additional reading==
 
==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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* [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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Latest revision as of 08:06, 6 May 2014

Special District Creation Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Louisiana Constitution
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Topic:Law
Status:Approveda
The Louisiana Special District Creation Amendment, also known as Constitutional Amendment 9, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Louisiana, where it was approved.

The measure established 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.

Election results

See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
Louisiana Amendment 9 (2012)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 923,879 56.44%
No713,17643.56%

Official results via the Louisiana Secretary of State's website.

Text of measure

The official ballot text read 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?[2]

Support

No formal support was identified.

Opposition

No formal opposition was identified.

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

External links

Additional reading

References

  1. Louisiana Secretary of State, "2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments," accessed August 17, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.