Oregon Distribution of Surplus Revenues to School Districts, Measure 7 (1942)
The Oregon Distribution of Surplus Revenues to School Districts Bill, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 3, 1942 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided that all revenue from income taxes in excess of $7,750,000 in any year shall be distributed to public school districts and union high school districts.
|Oregon Measure 7 (1942)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
BILL DISTRIBUTING SURPLUS FUNDS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, REDUCING TAXES THEREIN - Purpose: To provide that all money received from state income taxes in excess of $7,750,000 in any year shall be distributed to public school districts and union high school districts in proposition to the number of days of actual school attendance in public schools by pupils residing in each of said districts and to nonhigh school districts upon the same basis for all pupils for whom they pay tuition to standard public high schools; requiring that money received by any such school district from this source shall be fully applied to reduce the taxes to be levied by such district.
312. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.
313. No. I vote against the proposed law.
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1942
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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