Oregon Public Utility Commission, Measure 4 (1986)
The Oregon Public Utility Commission Act, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure replaced the Public Utility Commissioner with a three member Public Utility Commission.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1986)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
4. REPLACES PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSIONER WITH THREE MEMBER PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION
EXPLANATION - Statutory amendment. The measure creates a three member Public Utility Commission to replace the present single Public Utility Commissioner. Its members will be appointed by the Governor for four year terms, but first appointees will serve staggered terms. Senate confirms. Governor may remove. No more than two members may be in one political party. The new commission will take on all the duties, functions and powers of the present commissioner. Effective April 1, 1987.
ESTIMATE OF FINANCIAL EFFECT - This measure would create a three-member Public Utility Commission appointed by the Governor with Senate confirmation. The recurring annual cost for the addition of two new commissioners and staffing would be approximately $300,000.
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1986