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Oregon 1998 ballot measures

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Fourteen ballot measures were on the May 19, 1998 and November 3, 1998 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 19

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 53 Taxes Eliminates the voter turnout requirements for passing certain property tax measures Defeatedd

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 54 Bonds Authorizes the state to guarantee bonds for school districts, education service districts and community colleges Approveda
LRCA Measure 55 Gov't Finance Mandates the state to guarantee earnings on tuition trust funds Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 56 Property Requires state or local governments to mail notices to landowners regarding changes to land use laws Approveda
VR Measure 57 Marijuana Makes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a Class C misdemeanor Defeatedd
CISS Measure 58 Marriage & Family Requires the issuing of copies of original birth certificates to adult adoptees upon request Approveda
CICA Measure 59 Elections Prohibits using public resources to collect or help collect political funds Defeatedd
CISS Measure 60 Elections Requires a vote by mail for biennial primary and general elections Approveda
CICA Measure 62 Elections Requires additional campaign finance disclosures, regulates signature gathering and guarantees certain contribution methods Approveda
CICA Measure 63 Elections Requires that measures on supermajority requirements must receive a supermajority vote Approveda
CISS Measure 64 Resources Adopts restrictions on timber harvest practices, bans chemical herbicides and pesticides in forests and authorizes citizens suits to enforce new harvest regulations Defeatedd
CICA Measure 65 Admin of Gov't Creates a process for petitioning the legislature to require a review of administrative rules Defeatedd
CICA Measure 66 Forests & Parks Dedicates some lottery revenues to parks, beaches, salmon protection, wildlife habitat restoration and watershed protection Approveda
CISS Measure 67 Marijuana Permits the medical use of marijuana with physician’s written prescription and establishes a state-controlled permit system Approveda

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