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SB 108 - Limits Tax and Bond Elections - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires every tax or bond election to be held on the same date as any primary or general election for statewide or Congressional office, effective January 1, 2012.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Tax and Bond Elections

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires every tax or bond election to be held on the same date as any primary or general election for statewide or Congressional office, effective January 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Limits the taxing authority to 1 tax or bond election per calendar year (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the taxing authority to hold an emergency tax or bond election on a date that is not the same as a primary or general election date, provided that the limit of 1 tax or bond election per calendar year is not exceeded (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the use of paper ballots when voting machines fail, or when all ballot items for an election will not fit on one voting machine (Sec. 1).
  • This act is effective January 1, 2012 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limits Tax and Bond Elections

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