Oregon Senate Bill 154 (2013)

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Oregon Senate Bill 154 (2013)
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Legislature:Oregon State Legislature
Text:SB 154
Legislative History
Introduced:January 14, 2013
State house:June 28, 2013
State senate:May 28, 2013
Governor:John Kitzhaber
Signed:August 14, 2013
Legal Environment
State law:Laws governing initiatives in Oregon
Code:Oregon State Code
Section:Section 250.048
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Senate Bill 154 was an approved act "relating to election petitions; creating new provisions; amending ORS 250.048; and declaring an emergency." It was introduced on January 14, 2013, and signed into law by governor John Kitzhaber on August 14, 2013. It was approved in the House with a vote of 35 to 23, and it was carried in the Senate to with a small, two vote margin - 16 to 14.[1]


The National Conference of State Legislatures provided the following description of SB 154:[2]

  • Requires [an] organization or entity that pays persons to obtain signatures on specified election petitions to register with Secretary of State;
  • requires one or more individuals who represent [an] organization or entity to complete training prescribed by Secretary and affirm that [the] organization or entity operates in compliance with State election law;
  • requires the Secretary to adopt rules necessary for the registration of such organizations or entities.[3]

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  1. Oregon State Government website, Senate Bill 154," accessed January 21, 2014
  2. National Conference of State Legislatures website," accessed January 21, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.