Oregon State Board to Draft Workplace Liability Laws, Measure 24 (1910)

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The Oregon State Board to Draft Workplace Liability Laws Bill, also known as Measure 24, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a Board of Commissioners to examine workplace injuries and to draft workplace liability laws for the legislature.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 24 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No51,71961.61%
Yes 32,224 38.39%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for an act creating a Board of Commissioners of nine members to examine the subject of employees' indemnity for injuries sustained in the course of their employment, and to prepare a measure to be presented to the legislature governing the same, and report to the Governor of the State on or before the 1st day of February, 1911, and appropriating $1,000 for the purposes of the act. --- Vote YES or NO.

346. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

347. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 24 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 5, 1910.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 31, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.