Oregon Tax Code Commission, Measure 23 (1914)
The Oregon Tax Code Commission Bill, also known as Measure 23, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have required the Governor to appoint a tax code commission, composed of five members, that would prepare a new tax code and present such code to the Legislative Assembly.
|Oregon Measure 23 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Measure initiated by The Non-Partisan League, Fletcher Linn, President, Northwestern Bank Building, Portland, Ore., Geo. Lawrence, Jr., Treasurer, 82 First St., Portland, Oregon, Arthur C. Callan, Secretary, Yeon Building, Portland, Oregon, Geo. C. Mason, Manager, Northwestern Bank Bldg., Portland, Oregon. - A TAX CODE COMMISSION BILL. - Its purpose is to require the Governor to appoint a commission of five members to prepare a new tax code and present the same to the Legislature first meeting after the appointment of the commission, and appropriating $2,500 to pay clerk hire and other expenses of the commissioners but no salaries to be paid members of the commission. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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