Oregon Deposits and Refunds on Beverage Containers, Measure 37 (1996)

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The Oregon Deposits and Refunds on Beverage Containers Act, also known as Measure 37, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have required consumers and dealers to pay deposits on additional beverage cans and granted the ability to receive refunds for recycling them.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 37 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No818,33660.22%
Yes 540,645 39.78%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The ballot measure title read:[1]

BROADENS TYPES OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS REQUIRING DEPOSIT AND REFUND VALUE[2]

The text of the measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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