Oregon Limited Number of Introduced Bills and Legislative Salaries Increase, Measure 2 (June 1917)
The Oregon Limited Number of Introduced Bills and Legislative Salaries Increase Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the June 4, 1917 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited the number of bills introduced at any session of the Legislative Assembly to four from members and three from committees and increased the salaries of legislators from $3.00 to $6.00 per day.
|Oregon Measure 2 (1917)|
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 - LIMITING NUMBER OF BILLS INTRODUCED, AND INCREASING PAY OF LEGISLATORS - Purpose - Amending Sections 18 and 29 of Article IV of the Constitution by limiting the number of bills introduced at any session by any member of the Legislature, individually or with other members, to four, and by any committee to three, also limiting the number of bills introduced by all Senate committees to thirty, and, by all House committees to sixty, excepting appropriation bills introduced by the Ways and Means Committees. Also increasing the pay of members of the Legislature from $3.00 to $6.00 per day and the total daily pay from $120.00 to $300.00 for any regular session --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1917 ballot measures
- 1917 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 1917
- 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.