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Oregon 2000 ballot measures

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Thirty-two statewide ballot questions were on the November 7, 2000 ballot in the state of Oregon.

  • Through 1998, 298 initiatives appeared on Oregon's ballot since 1904 when the process started.
  • In 2000, 20 citizen initiatives made the ballot, bringing Oregon's total to 318.

On the ballot

May 16

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 77 Taxes Gives certain local taxing district’s temporary property tax authority Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 78 Direct Democracy Lengthens the period of time for verifying signatures on initiative and referendum petitions Approveda

LRCA Measure 79 Direct Democracy Increases the number of signatures required to place an initiative amending the constitution on the ballot Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 80 Taxes Authorizes using fuel tax revenues and vehicle fees for increasing highway policing Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 81 Admin of Gov't Allows the legislature to limit the recovery of damages in civil actions Defeatedd

VR Measure 82 Taxes Repeals the truck weight-mile tax and increases on the fuel tax Defeatedd

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 83 Veterans Establishes standards and priorities for granting veterans’ loans and eliminates specific active duty dates requirements Approveda

LRCA Measure 84 Gov't Finance Retains the requirement that the state pay local governments for the costs of state-mandated programs Approveda

LRCA Measure 85 Local Gov't Increases the minimum population and area requirements for the formation of new counties Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 86 Gov't Finance Requires the refunding of tax revenues from the general fund that exceeded state estimates to taxpayers Approveda

LRCA Measure 87 Business Allows for the zoning of sexually oriented businesses without needing to demonstrate actual neighborhood harm Defeatedd

LRSS Measure 88 Taxes Increases the maximum deductible on state income tax returns for federal income taxes paid Approveda

LRSS Measure 89 Gov't Finance Creates a fund from tobacco settlement proceeds dedicated to health, housing and transportation programs Defeatedd

VR Measure 90 Utilities Allows public utilities to set rates at levels giving utilities returns on their undepreciated investments in property retired from service Defeatedd

CICA Measure 91 Taxes Makes federal income taxes deductible on state personal income and corporate income tax returns Defeatedd

CICA Measure 92 Elections Prohibits payroll deductions for political purposes without written employee authorization Defeatedd

CICA Measure 93 Elections Requires approval by no less than the percentage of voters approving this measure for new or increased taxes Defeatedd

CISS Measure 94 Trials Repeals the mandatory minimum sentences for certain violent felonies Defeatedd

CICA Measure 95 Education Requires student learning, not seniority, as the determinate of teacher pay Defeatedd

CICA Measure 96 Direct Democracy Prohibits the legislature from making the initiative process more expensive or difficult Defeatedd

CISS Measure 97 Hunt & Fish Bans body-gripping traps, exchange of mammal furs, and certain animal poisons Defeatedd

CICA Measure 98 Elections Prohibits using public resources to collect or help collect political funds Defeatedd

CICA Measure 99 Welfare Creates a commission ensuring quality home services for the elderly and disabled receiving publicly-funded care Approveda

CICA Measure 1 Education Requires the legislature to fund school quality goals adequately, issue reports and establish equalization grants Approveda

CICA Measure 2 Legislature Creates a process for petitioning the legislature to review administrative rules Defeatedd

CICA Measure 3 Property Requires conviction before property forfeiture, reporting of forfeitures and restricts use of proceeds from forfeitures Approveda

CISS Measure 4 Gov't Finance Creates a tobacco settlement trust fund to be used for public low-income health care Defeatedd

CISS Measure 5 Firearms Expands statewide background checks before firearms transfers at gun shows or by dealer Approveda

CISS Measure 6 Elections Gives limited public funding to candidates accepting limits on spending and private contributions Defeatedd

CICA Measure 7 Property Requires state and local governments to pay property owners for the decreased market value of their properties due to any regulation or restriction affecting such Approveda

CICA Measure 8 Gov't Finance Limits state appropriations to fifteen percent of state’s personal income in prior biennium Defeatedd

CISS Measure 9 LGBT Prohibits public schools from instructing on homosexual or bisexual behaviors Defeatedd

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