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Ballot Measures

2015 Louisiana Ballot Measures

 
 

Agriculture and Food

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
 
 

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed
 
 

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
 
 

Business and Consumers

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
 
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed
 
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed
 
 

Constitution

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 1: Salaries for Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Officers Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 538 - Employees of Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 537 - Move Convening Dates of Legislature Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Act No. 1048 - Public Retirement System Legislative Regulations Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 871: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 435: Proposed Amendment No. 14 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
 
 

Crime

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 2: Supplement Police Officer Pay Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
 
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed
 
 

Entitlements and the Safety Net

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 3: State Retirement System Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Act No. 1048 - Public Retirement System Legislative Regulations Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
 
 

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
 
 

Executive Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed
 
 

Finance and Banking

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
 
 

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 1: Salaries for Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Officers Passed
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 2: Supplement Police Officer Pay Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
 
 

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 1: Term Limits for Members of Certain Boards and Commissions Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 538 - Employees of Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed
 
 

Guns

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed
 
 

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
 
 

Health Insurance

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
 
 

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 1: Term Limits for Members of Certain Boards and Commissions Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
 
 

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Act No. 540 - Bidding Process of Ad Valorem Property Tax Sales Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 43: Louisiana Property Tax Sales Amendment Failed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
 
 

Judicial Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed
 
 

Legal

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed
 
 

Legislative Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 537 - Move Convening Dates of Legislature Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed
 
 

Military Personnel

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed
 
 

Natural Resources and Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
 
 

Senior Citizens

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Act No. 1048 - Public Retirement System Legislative Regulations Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
 
 

Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Act No. 540 - Bidding Process of Ad Valorem Property Tax Sales Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 43: Louisiana Property Tax Sales Amendment Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 871: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 435: Proposed Amendment No. 14 Failed
 
 

Transportation

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
 
 

Unemployed and Low-Income

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
 
 

Veterans

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
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