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Oregon Removal of Consecutive Years Requirement for Taxation, Measure 7 (1962)

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The Oregon Removal of Consecutive Years Requirement for Taxation Act, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 6, 1962 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure would permit an existing taxing unit to preserve its tax base without making at least one levy in every three consecutive years.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1962)
Approveda Yes 270,637 55.22%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

7. CONSTITUTIONAL SIX PERCENT LIMITATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: Prevents loss of tax base. Fixes election date for exceeding six percent limitation. Exempts expenditures required by state law from present $5,000 county debt limitation.


NO □ [2]



  • State Senator Boyd Overhulse[1]
  • State Representative Clarence Barton
  • State Representative Victor Atiyeh

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.