Oregon Senate Bill 148 (2013)
|Oregon Senate Bill 148 (2013)|
|Legislature:||Oregon State Legislature|
|Introduced:||January 14, 2013|
|State house:||June 20, 2013|
|State senate:||May 15, 2013|
|Signed:||August 26, 2013|
|State law:||Laws governing initiatives in Oregon|
|Code:||Oregon State Code|
|Section:||Chapters 250 and 659|
Oregon Senate Bill 148 was introduced on January 14, 2013, and signed by governor John Kitzhaber. It amended Oregon Revised Statutes sections 250.048, 250.175, 250.275, 260.262 and 659A.885. It was approved in the House by a vote of 38 to 22 and in the Senate by a vote of 18 to 11 with one absent or abstaining.
Oregon SB 148 has the following provisions:
- Requires chief petitioners to ensure that criminal records are checked for paid ciculators.
- Allows an agent representing the chief petitioner to submit initiative petition signatures to the Secretary of State on a month-by-month basis.
- Allows city attorneys or district attorneys to correct technical and clerical erros on ballots titles for a county or city measure.
- Creates "whistleblower" protection mechanisms for any person paid to obtain signatures on petitions who reports a violation of state or federal election laws, rules or regulations.
- Changes in 2013 to laws governing ballot measures
- Laws governing the initiative process in Oregon
- Laws governing ballot measures in Oregon
- Oregon State Legislature