Oregon 2002 ballot measures

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Seventeen ballot measures were on the May 21, 2000, September 17, 2002 and November 5, 2000 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 21

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 10 Education Allows private companies to invest in the public and academic development of technology Approveda
LRCA Measure 11 Bond issues Authorizes bonds to help finance the Oregon Health & Science University and other capital expenses Approveda
LRCA Measure 13 Gov't Finance Authorizes the state to utilize principle from the education fund and transfers $220 million from such fund to the school fund Defeatedd

September 17

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 19 Gov't Finance Converts the education endowment fund into a stability fund, specifies conditions for utilizing the fund and transfers $150 million from stability fund to State School Fund Approveda
LRSS Measure 20 Taxes Increases the cigarette tax and allocates revenues from such tax to the Oregon Health Plan Approveda

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 14 Constitutions Removes historical racial references from the constitution Approveda
LRCA Measure 15 Bond issues Authorizes bonds for seismic rehabilitation of public education buildings Approveda
LRCA Measure 16 Bond issues Authorizes bonds for seismic rehabilitation of emergency services buildings Approveda
LRCA Measure 17 Legislature Reduces the minimum age requirement to serve as a state legislator from 21 years to 18 years of age Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 18 Taxes Allows taxing districts to establish permanent property tax rate limits and to divide into tax zones Defeatedd
CICA Measure 21 Judiciary Requires judicial vacancies to be filled by elections at the closest May or November election Defeatedd
CICA Measure 22 Judiciary Creates judicial districts based on population and required the Oregon Supreme Court and Oregon Court of Appeals judges to be elected from those districts Defeatedd
CISS Measure 23 Health Care Creates a health care finance plan for medical necessary services and funds the plan through an additional income tax and payroll tax Defeatedd
CISS Measure 24 Health Care Permits dentist-denturist joint cooperative business ventures and allows licensed denturists to install partial dentures to replace missing teeth Approveda
CISS Measure 25 Min Wage Raises minimum wage from $6.50 to $6.90 in 2003 Approveda
CICA Measure 26 Labor Deems unlawful the payment of canvassers by the number of signatures collected for initiative and referendum petitions Approveda
CISS Measure 27 Food & Agri Requires the labeling of foods derived or processed using genetically-engineered materials with label prepared by the Oregon Department of Agriculture Defeatedd

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