Oregon Educational Financial Aid for Veterans, Measure 8 (June 1919)
The Oregon Educational Financial Aid for Veterans Act, also known as Measure 8, was on the June 3, 1919 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided “honorably discharged” military personnel enlisted or inducted from Oregon with educational grants not exceeding $25 per month nor $200 per year to attend any university or college, public or private, in the state. The grants were paid for by levying two-tenths of a mill state tax.
|Oregon Measure 8 (1919)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed Law - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the legislature - SOLDIERS, SAILORS' AND MARINES' EDUCATIONAL FINANCIAL AID BILL - Purpose: Providing honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines enlisted or inducted from Oregon may attend any institution of learning, public or private, in Oregon and have their necessary expenses, not exceeding $25 per month nor $200 per year, paid by the state for not more than four years; levying two-tenths of a mill state tax to provide funds for such purpose. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1919 ballot measures
- 1919 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1919
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.