Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon

Louisiana Ballot Measure - CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9)

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 1228122  (70.28%)
No: 519373  (29.72%)

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Summary

Proposed Constitutional Amendment authorizes the legislature to provide for the forfeiture of all or part of the benefits from a public retirement system, plan, or fund in this state by any public servant who is convicted of a felony associated with and committed during his public service or employment. Further provides that the legislature may provide for the application of all or part of any forfeited retirement benefits to the unfunded accrued liability of the system, plan or fund.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment provides that the forfeiture of public retirement benefits shall apply only to persons employed, re-employed, or elected on or after January 1, 2013 and only to retirement benefits earned on or after January 1, 2013.

Measure Text

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? (Adds Article X, Section 29(G))

(Select One)

__YES

__NO