Oregon State Boys' Camp Near Timber, Measure 3 (1948)

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The Oregon State Boys' Camp Near Timber Bill, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure directed the State Board of Control to establish, maintain and supervise a camp near Timber, Washington County, for delinquent boys between the ages of 12 and 18 that would provide them with “useful occupations, discipline, moral and spiritual instruction, academic and vocational education.”[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1948)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 211,912 50.94%
No219,19649.06%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

BILL AUTHORIZING STATE BOYS’ CAMP NEAR TIMBER, OREGON - Purpose: Directs State Board of Control to establish, maintain and supervise a camp at Reeher’s C.C.C. Camp near Timber, in Washington County, Oregon, for the biennium ending June 30, 1949, and thereafter if deemed advisable, for delinquent boys, wards of state courts of juvenile jurisdiction, between the ages of 12 and 18 years, committed for training in useful occupations, discipline, moral and spiritual instruction, academic and vocational education. Appropriates $50,000 from funds authorized by section 3, chapter 317, Oregon Laws 1945, for establishment of camp, and $100,000 from general fund for operation thereof for said biennium.
Vote YES or NO


304. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

305. No. I vote against the proposed law.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.