Oregon Purposes and Uses of State Institutions, Measure 8 (1958)
The Oregon Purposes and Uses of State Institutions Amendment, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure empowered the legislature to alter, reduce, enlarge or terminate the purpose or use of any state institution outside of Marion County after ten years from the date of the institution's founding.
|Oregon Measure 8 (1958)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
8. AUTHORIZING DIFFERENT USE OF STATE INSTITUTIONS - Purpose: Authorizes the legislature to alter, reduce, enlarge or terminate the use or purpose of any state institution located outside Marion County any time after 10 years from the date of the election which located the institution.
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