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Measure 33
Certified Ballot Title
November 5, 1996 General Election

AMENDS CONSTITUTION: LIMITS LEGISLATIVE CHANGE

TO STATUTES PASSED BY VOTERS

QUESTION: Shall constitution bar legislature for 5 years from changing statutes passed by voters, require 3/5 vote in each house thereafter?

SUMMARY: This measure would add a new section to the state constitution. It would bar the legislature from changing or repealing statutes enacted or approved by the voters for 5 years. The voters still could do so by initiative or referendum. After 5 years, the legislature could amend or repeal such a statute only by a 3/5 vote in each house.

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Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722