Oregon State to Accept Gifted Stock, Measure 2 (1956)

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The Oregon State to Accept Gifted Stock Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the state to accept, hold and dispose of corporate stock which has been gifted to the state by will.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1956)
Approveda Yes 498,633 76.52%

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

2. AUTHORIZING STATE ACCEPTANCE OF CERTAIN GIFTS - Purpose: To authorize the state to accept, hold and dispose of corporation stock which has been donated or bequeathed to the state by will.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.