Oregon Regulation of State Lottery, Measure 5 (1984)

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The Oregon Regulation of State Lottery Act, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 6, 1984 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure established regulations and qualifications regarding a state lottery commission, vendors and contractors. The measure would not have came into effect if Measure 4 did not pass.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1984)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 786,933 66.34%
No399,23133.66%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

5. STATUTORY PROVISIONS FOR STATE OPERATED LOTTERY IF CONSTITUTIONALLY AUTHORIZED
QUESTION - Shall legislation be enacted to regulate state lottery, establish qualifications for commission, director, retailers, vendors and contractors, if constitutionally authorized?

EXPLANATION - Measure regulating and providing for state operated lottery becomes effect if separate constitutional amendment passes. CONTAINS MANY DETAILS NOT MENTIONED HERE. Requires legislature to lend $1,800,000 to fund initial costs, repaid from profits. Requires 50% of proceeds to be paid in prizes exempt from state taxes. Limits expenses to 16%. Establishes qualifications for lottery commissioners, director, lottery retailers, vendors and contractors. Provides for security, audits, and studies. Prohibits play by minors.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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Approveda Oregon State Lottery Profits for Economic Development, Measure 4 (1984)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 10, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.