Oregon Licensing of the Healing Arts, Measure 3 (1934)
The Oregon Licensing of the Healing Arts Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 6, 1934 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have vested authority to license “healing arts” professionals in three specific boards for (1) medical physicians and surgeons, (2) chiropractic and naturopathic physicians and (3) spiritual practitioners.
|Oregon Measure 3 (1934)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
HEALING ARTS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To abolish preliminary examination of applicants for licenses to practice certain branches of the healing art as now provided by statute, and to vest exclusive authority in respective licensing boards of the medical and osteopathic, chiropractic and naturopathic schools to determine the nature and scope of examinations for such applicants; to define standard schools of human healing; to divide healing arts into (1) medical and osteopathic physicians and surgeons, (2) chiropractic and naturopathic physicians, (3) practitioners by spiritual means; to prevent interference by competitive schools of human healing; and to prohibit governmental contracts restricting contributing beneficiaries in their choice of licensed practitioners.
304. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
305. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
- Oregon 1934 ballot measures
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- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1934
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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