Oregon Uniform Property Tax Classification, Measure 4 (June 1917)
The Oregon Uniform Property Tax Classification Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the June 4, 1917 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for uniform taxation of all property of the same class.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1917)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - UNIFORM TAX CLASSIFICATION AMENDMENT - Purpose - Amending Section 32 of Article I and Section 1 of Article IX of the Constitution by providing for uniform taxation of all property of the same class within the State, county, or district levying the tax, and classification of property for such purpose; for the adoption by law of uniform rules for assessment and taxation, and that all taxes shall be levied and collected under general laws operating uniformly throughout the State, and omitting the present requirement of equality without classification. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1917 ballot measures
- 1917 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1917
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 11, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.