Oregon Appropriation of 10% of Receipts of Self-Sustaining Boards, Measure 14 (1926)

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The Oregon Appropriation of 10% of Receipts of Self-Sustaining Boards Act, also known as Measure 14, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have appropriated 10% of the receipts of state boards and commissions that collect fees, licenses and taxes to the state general fund.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 14 (1926)
Defeatedd No97,46067.75%
Yes 46,389 32.25%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

Referred by Tom E. Shea, 433 Morris street, Portland, Oregon - ACT APPROPRIATING TEN PER CENT OF SELF-SUSTAINING BOARDS' RECEIPTS - Purpose: To transfer to the state general fund for the payment of general expenses of the state, 10 per centum of the receipts of the state boards and commissions therein named, constituting practically all of those supported by and collecting fees, licenses and taxes, and to deduct the same from the revenues available for such boards and commissions.
Vote YES or NO.

326. Yes, I vote for the proposed law

327. No, I vote against the proposed law


Path to the ballot

Measure 14 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by Tom E. Shea of Portland on March 4, 1925.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.