Oregon Budget Control Legislative Committee, Measure 6 (1952)

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The Oregon Budget Control Legislative Committee Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislative assembly to establish a joint committee of members from both houses to exercise budgetary control over all executive and administrative state officers, departments and agencies and empowered the committee to allocate any state agency funds during an emergency.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1952)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 364,539 65.21%
No194,49234.79%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

AMENDMENT CREATING LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY EMERGENCY COMMITTEE - Purpose: Amending the Oregon constitution by adding a new section and making it part of Article III, which authorizes legislative assembly to establish a joint committee of members from both houses as an agency to exercise budgetary control over all executive and administrative state officers, departments, boards, commissions and agencies of state government. Provides that said joint committee of members serve from session to session, with power in case of emergency to allocate to any state agency out of an emergency fund for deficiencies in appropriations, and provide for any new activities, between sessions of legislature.
Vote YES or NO


310. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

311. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.