Oregon Creation of New Tax Bases, Measure 1 (1948)
The Oregon Creation of New Tax Bases Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed the establishment of new tax bases after the legal voters therein have authorized the tax levy.
|Oregon Measure 1 (1948)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
CONSTITUTIONAL SIX PER CENT TAX LIMITATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 11, article XI, of the Constitution, providing for election on question of establishing new tax base in counties, municipalities and districts after the legal voters therein have authorized a tax levy in excess of the 6% limitation for two successive years; limiting such new tax base to the average of the total amounts levied in the year of such election and the two years immediately preceding it; providing for the initial establishment of a tax base in the same manner in municipalities and districts not previously included in or part of a like taxing unit.
300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
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- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1948
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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