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Official Measures Log
General Election
November 5, 1996

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Measure #
I.D.
Constitutional/
Statutory
Paid
Circulators?
Certified Ballot Title
# of Reported
Signatures
# of Unverified
Signatures
# of Valid
Signatures
26
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: Changes the Principles That Govern Laws For Punishment of Crimes
N/A
N/A
N/A
27
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: New Administrative Rules Stay In Effect Only With Legislative Approval
N/A
N/A
N/A
28
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: Repeals Certain Residency Requirements for State Veterans' Loans
N/A
N/A
N/A
29
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: Limits Tenure of Governor's Appointees to 90 Days After Term
N/A
N/A
N/A
30
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: State Must Pay Local Governments Costs of State-Mandated Programs
N/A
N/A
N/A
31
Referral
C
N/A
Amends Constitution: Obscenity May Receive No Greater Protection Than Under Federal Constitution
N/A
N/A
N/A
32
Referendum
S
Yes
Authorizes Bonds For Portland Area Light Rail, Transportation Projects Elsewhere
67,500
70,504
58,095
(82.4%)
33
Initiative
11
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Limits Legislative Change To Statutes Passed By Voters
119,999
119,944
100,288
(83.6%)
34
Initiative
56
S
Yes
Wildlife Management Exclusive To Commission; Repeals 1994 Bear/Cougar Initiative
90,086
91,353
77,376
(84.7%)
35
Initiative
41
S
Yes
Restricts Bases For Providers To Receive Pay For Health Care
94,322
91,939
76,561
(83.3%)
36
Initiative
65
S
Yes
Increases Minimum Hourly Wage To $6.50 Over Three Years
131,353
132,517
114,494
(86.4%)
37
Initiative
33
S
Yes
Broadens Types of Beverage Containers Requiring Deposit and Refund Value
107,000
107,488
95,879
(89.2%)
38
Initiative
60
S
Yes
Prohibits Livestock In Certain Polluted Waters or On Adjacent Lands
95,840
95,595
84,410
(88.3%)
39
Initiative
61
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Government, Private Entities Cannot Discriminate Among Health Care Provider Categories
161,557
161,108
135,491
(84.0%)
40
Initiative
62
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Gives Crime Victims Rights, Expands Admissible Evidence, Limits Pretrial Release
159,502
157,282
130,701
(83.1%)
41
Initiative
40
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: States How Public Employee Earnings Must Be Expressed
135,163
127,387
101,017
(79.3%)
42
Initiative
42
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Requires Testing of Public School Students; Public Report
153,231
139,285
115,746
(83.1%)
43
Initiative
71
S
Yes
Amends Collective Bargaining Law For Public Safety Employees
126,000
128,882
92,924
(72.1%)
44
Initiative
70
S
Yes
Increases, Adds Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes; Changes Tax Revenue Distribution
125,000
135,246
111,848
(82.7%)
45
Initiative
29
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Raises Public Employees' Normal Retirement Age; Reduces Benefits
136,691
125,125
100,475
(80.3%)
46
Initiative
30
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Counts Non-Voters As "No" Votes On Tax Measures
128,264
122,581
103,826
(84.7%)
47
Initiative
67
C
No
Amends Constitution: Reduces and Limits Property Taxes; Limits Local Revenues, Replacement Fees
151,000
156,504
128,802
(82.3%)
48
Initiative
77
C
Yes
Amends Constitution: Instructs State, Federal Legislators To Vote For Congressional Term Limits
147,000
143,847
112,056
(77.9%)

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