Oregonians will face quite a variety in the nine measures on the November ballot, issues ranging from allowing privately owned casinos, legalizing marijuana and phasing out the estate tax.
Secretary of State Kate Brown said Tuesday that measure numbers have been assigned to the two legislative referrals from the 76th Legislative Assembly and the initiative petitions that have qualified for the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Measure #77 Amends Constitution: Governor may declare “catastrophic disaster” (defined); requires legislative session; authorizes suspending specified constitutional spending restrictions
Measure #78 Amends Constitution: Changes constitutional language describing governmental system of separation of powers; makes grammatical and spelling changes
Measure #79 Amends Constitution: Prohibits real estate transfer taxes, fees, other assessments, except those operative on December 31, 2009
Measure #80 Allows personal marijuana, hemp cultivation/use without license; commission to regulate commercial marijuana cultivation/sale
Measure #81 Prohibits commercial non-tribal fishing with gillnets in Oregon "inland waters," allows use of seine nets
Measure #82 Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable To Dedicated State Fund
Measure #83 Authorizes Privately-Owned Wood Village Casino; Mandates Percentage Of Revenues Payable To Dedicated State Fund
Measure #84 Phases out existing inheritance taxes on large estates, and all taxes on intra-family property transfers
Measure #85 Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund To Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education
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