Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law, Measure 9 (1940)

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The Oregon Repeal of Milk Control Law Bill, was on the November 5, 1940 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed the Oregon Milk Control Law, which provided supervision and regulation of the milk industry.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1940)
Defeatedd No213,83851.43%
Yes 201,983 48.57%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

BILL TO REPEAL THE OREGON MILK CONTROL LAW - Purpose: To repeal the Oregon Milk Control law which provides for supervision and control of the milk industry, creates the milk control board and provides its powers and duties, among which are: to investigate, supervise and regulate the milk industry, including production, transportation, manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of milk, fix minimum wholesale and retail prices to be charged therefor in the various localities, establish and limit geographical milk marketing areas, provide for disposition of surplus milk, license all milk dealers and adopt rules, regulations and orders to carry out the provisions of the act; making violations of said act misdemeanors.
Vote YES or NO

316. Yes. I vote for repealing the law.

317. No. I vote against repealing the law.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.