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HB 689 - Louisiana Statewide Education Facilities Fund - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Regina Barrow voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Regina Barrow made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (34-69) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Louisiana Statewide Education Facilities Fund

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates and provides for the Louisiana Statewide Educational Facilities Fund.

Highlights:
-Renames the Louisiana Statewide Educational Facilities Fund as the "Higher Education Restoration Fund" and creates it in the state treasury (Sec. 1). -Requires that money from the fund be used only for providing funding for higher education (Sec. 1). -Freezes federal excess itemized deductions taxpayers are able to claim when calculating their state income tax at 65% until 2012, when that amount will rise to 100% (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Louisiana Statewide Education Facilities Fund

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a specific fund in the state treasury for the support of educational facilities.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Louisiana Statewide Education Facilities Fund

Sponsors

  • Karen Carter Peterson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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