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Part Two The Louisiana Constitution and Commentary, Art.XIV Transitional Provisions

From: The Louisiana State Constitution

W. Lee Hargrave

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

Part IV (sections 38–40) contained the official ballot to be used in voting on the constitution, including the alternative proposition for a single governing board for higher education. The voters defeated the alternative, but the full text of those alternative provisions are included as part of the official text adopted by the constitutional convention. The technique used in sections 16, 19, 32, and 34—continuing provisions of the prior constitution as statutes instead of simply discontinuing them—was important to voter approval of the new document. It alleviated...
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