Abstract: Provides for a special statewide election to be held on Sat., Oct. 9, 2021, for the purpose
of submitting proposed constitutional amendments to the electors of the state.
Present constitution (Const. Art. XIII, ยง1(A)(1)) requires that each joint resolution proposing a
constitutional amendment specify the statewide election at which the proposed constitutional
amendment shall be submitted to the state's electors for ratification. Provides that special elections
for submitting proposed constitutional amendments may be authorized by law.
Proposed law provides that a special statewide election shall be held on Sat., Oct. 9, 2021, for the
purpose of submitting to the state's electors proposed constitutional amendments contained in joint
resolutions concurred in during the 2021 R.S. Provides that proposed law shall be void and of no
effect if no proposed constitutional amendment that specifies the special statewide election on Oct.
9, 2021, as the statewide election at which the proposed constitutional amendment shall be submitted
to the electors is concurred in.
Proposed law provides that the election shall be held in compliance with applicable provisions of
the La. Election Code.
Effective upon signature of governor or lapse of time for gubernatorial action.