Oregon 2000 ballot measures
- Ten of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Twelve of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Six of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Ten of the measures were approved and twenty-two were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 77||Taxes||Gives certain local taxing district’s temporary property tax authority|
|Measure 78||Direct Democracy||Lengthens the period of time for verifying signatures on initiative and referendum petitions|
|Measure 79||Direct Democracy||Increases the number of signatures required to place an initiative amending the constitution on the ballot|
|Measure 80||Taxes||Authorizes using fuel tax revenues and vehicle fees for increasing highway policing|
|Measure 81||Admin of Gov't||Allows the legislature to limit the recovery of damages in civil actions|
|VR||Measure 82||Taxes||Repeals the truck weight-mile tax and increases on the fuel tax|
|Measure 83||Veterans||Establishes standards and priorities for granting veterans’ loans and eliminates specific active duty dates requirements|
|Measure 84||Gov't Finance||Retains the requirement that the state pay local governments for the costs of state-mandated programs|
|Measure 85||Local Gov't||Increases the minimum population and area requirements for the formation of new counties|
|Measure 86||Gov't Finance||Requires the refunding of tax revenues from the general fund that exceeded state estimates to taxpayers|
|Measure 87||Business||Allows for the zoning of sexually oriented businesses without needing to demonstrate actual neighborhood harm|
|LRSS||Measure 88||Taxes||Increases the maximum deductible on state income tax returns for federal income taxes paid|
|LRSS||Measure 89||Gov't Finance||Creates a fund from tobacco settlement proceeds dedicated to health, housing and transportation programs|
|VR||Measure 90||Utilities||Allows public utilities to set rates at levels giving utilities returns on their undepreciated investments in property retired from service|
|Measure 91||Taxes||Makes federal income taxes deductible on state personal income and corporate income tax returns|
|Measure 92||Elections||Prohibits payroll deductions for political purposes without written employee authorization|
|Measure 93||Elections||Requires approval by no less than the percentage of voters approving this measure for new or increased taxes|
|CISS||Measure 94||Trials||Repeals the mandatory minimum sentences for certain violent felonies|
|Measure 95||Education||Requires student learning, not seniority, as the determinate of teacher pay|
|Measure 96||Direct Democracy||Prohibits the legislature from making the initiative process more expensive or difficult|
|CISS||Measure 97||Hunt & Fish||Bans body-gripping traps, exchange of mammal furs, and certain animal poisons|
|Measure 98||Elections||Prohibits using public resources to collect or help collect political funds|
|Measure 99||Welfare||Creates a commission ensuring quality home services for the elderly and disabled receiving publicly-funded care|
|Measure 1||Education||Requires the legislature to fund school quality goals adequately, issue reports and establish equalization grants|
|Measure 2||Legislature||Creates a process for petitioning the legislature to review administrative rules|
|Measure 3||Property||Requires conviction before property forfeiture, reporting of forfeitures and restricts use of proceeds from forfeitures|
|CISS||Measure 4||Gov't Finance||Creates a tobacco settlement trust fund to be used for public low-income health care|
|CISS||Measure 5||Firearms||Expands statewide background checks before firearms transfers at gun shows or by dealer|
|CISS||Measure 6||Elections||Gives limited public funding to candidates accepting limits on spending and private contributions|
|Measure 7||Property||Requires state and local governments to pay property owners for the decreased market value of their properties due to any regulation or restriction affecting such|
|Measure 8||Gov't Finance||Limits state appropriations to fifteen percent of state’s personal income in prior biennium|
|CISS||Measure 9||LGBT||Prohibits public schools from instructing on homosexual or bisexual behaviors|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 2000-2004
- Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November November 2000
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