Oregon Governor May Veto Emergency Bills, Measure 3 (June 1921)
The Oregon Governor May Veto Emergency Bills Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the June 7, 1921 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure empowered the governor to veto legislation declaring emergencies.
|Oregon Measure 3 (June 1921)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the legislature - EMERGENCY CLAUSE VETO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 15-a of article V of the constitution of the state of Oregon, empowering the governor to veto provisions in bills which declare emergencies, without thereby affecting any other provisions of such bills. Such power to be in addition to the power to veto single items in appropriation bills.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1921 ballot measures
- 1921 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 1921
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 12, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 12, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.