Oregon Tax for State Armories, Measure 2 (1946)
The Oregon Tax for State Armories Bill, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied an annual tax of .45 of a mill on all taxable property for a period of ten years to construct and equip armories as military requirements dictate.
|Oregon Measure 2 (1946)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
BILL AUTHORIZING TAX FOR CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT OF STATE ARMORIES - Purpose: Levies annual tax of 45/100 of a mill on all taxable property of state for period of ten successive years outside of limitation of section 11, Article XI, of Oregon constitution; appropriating moneys collected for acquiring sites, constructing and equipping armories, as funds become available, in order following: Baker, Bend, Portland, La Grande, Oregon City, Pendleton, Ontario, Newberg, The Dalles, Hillsboro, Corvallis, Grants Pass, Forest Grove, Hood River, St. Helens, Lebanon, Lakeview, Gresham, Prineville, Hermiston, Newport, Seaside and such other cities as military requirements dictate and funds become available; state military staff to administer funds, purchase property, let contracts for constructing, giving preference to war veterans.
302. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.
303. No. I vote against the proposed law.
- Oregon 1946 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1938-1947
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1946
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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