Oregon Bus and Truck Operating Licenses, Measure 16 (1926)
The Oregon Bus and Truck Operating Licenses Bill, also known as Measure 16, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have required payment of an annual license fee on the operation of busses and trucks on public highways for business purposes and appropriated such revenues to the construction, maintenance and repair of public highways.
|Oregon Measure 16 (1926)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by Oregon Motor Stage Association: Leland James, president, 944 Regents drive, Portland, Oregon; W. T. Crawford, treasurer, Roosevelt hotel, Portland, Oregon; J. M. Hutson, secretary-manager, 730 Quimby street, Portland, Oregon - BUS AND TRUCK OPERATING LICENSE BILL - Purpose: To require payment of annual license fees therein specified to the Public Service Commission for operation of busses and trucks on public highways by transportation companies, according to number, weight rind size of such vehicles, for defraying expenses of regulation and supervision of such transportation companies and construction, repair, reconstruction and maintenance of public highways of the state; providing for deduction or set-off from such fees of amounts paid the secretary of state for registering such vehicles; and distribution of funds arising therefrom less regulation expenses, three-fourths to state highway fund and one-fourth to respective counties, for highway purposes.
330. Yes, I vote for the proposed law
331. No, I vote against the proposed law
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1926 ballot measures
- 1926 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1926
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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