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Oregon Discontinuance of State Tuberculosis Hospitals, Measure 12 (1958)

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The Oregon Discontinuance of State Tuberculosis Hospitals Amendment, also known as Measure 12, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the Board of Control to discontinue using the Eastern Oregon and University State Tuberculosis Hospitals and allowed the board to designate the hospitals’ future uses.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 12 (1958)
Approveda Yes 319,790 62.01%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

12. AUTHORIZES DISCOUNTING CERTAIN STATE TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITALS - Purpose: To permit the Board of Control to discontinue using the Eastern Oregon and University State Tuberculosis Hospitals, in whole or in part. Board could designate the use for any other state institution or agency.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.