Oregon College Student Activity Fees, Measure 4 (January 1936)

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The Oregon College Student Activity Fees Bill, also known as Measure 4, was on the January 31, 1936 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have authorized public higher educational institutions to collect a $5 per term activity fee from students.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (January 1936)
Defeatedd No163,19176.20%
Yes 50,971 23.80%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

BILL AUTHORIZING STUDENT ACTIVITY FEES IN STATE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS - Purpose: To authorize the state board of higher education to levy and collect from the students in the Oregon State Agricultural, the University of Oregon, and the State Normal Schools fees of not over $5 per term, of approximately three months each, for development and promotion of recreational and cultural student activities; the funds so collected to be administered by such organization as the board may designate.
Vote YES or NO

306. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

307. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.