Oregon 2010 ballot measures

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 12:56, 6 July 2010 by BaileyL (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
2012
2008
Seven measures are certified to appear on Oregon's 2010 ballot. On January 26, two tax measures were approved by voters. The remaining five measures will appear either on the May 18, 2010 ballot or the November 2, 2010 general ballot.

A total of 83 initiatives were filed for the 2010 ballot. The deadline for filing signatures for the November 2, 2010 ballot in Oregon was July 2, 2010.

On ballot

January 26:

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measures 66 and 67 Taxes Referendum on HB 2649 and HB 3405, raising state’s high-income individuals and raising corporate income taxes Approveda
VR Measure 66 Taxes Referendum on HB 2649, raising state's high income individuals and raising corporate income taxes Approveda
VR Measure 67 Taxes Referendum on HB 3405, raising state's high income individuals and raising corporate income taxes Approveda

May 18:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 68 Bond issues Allow state government to issue bonds to match local school district bonds Approveda
LRCA Measure 69 Education Authorizes the state to incur indebtedness for the benefit of higher education Approveda

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 70 Veterans Expands the availability of home loans for veterans through the Oregon War Veterans' Fund Approveda
LRCA Measure 71 Admin of gov't Change the legislature's meeting to every year instead of every other year Approveda
LRCA Measure 72 Admin of gov't Authorizes lowest-cost borrowing for the state's real and personal property projects Approveda
CISS Measure 73 Law enforcement Requires an increased minimum sentence for some sex crimes and repeat DUIs Approveda
CISS Measure 74 Marijuana State to license marijuana farmers who can distribute crop to medical marijuana dispensaries Defeatedd
CISS Measure 75 Gambling Create a gaming tax of 25% of gross revenues for education, state police, and local governments across the state Defeatedd
CICA Measure 76 Environment Renews dedication of 15% of lottery proceeds to parks and natural resources Approveda

Proposed measures

Submitted signatures

The secretary of state's office is expected to announce which initiatives qualified by August 30.[1]

Type Title Subject Description
CISS Minimum Criminal Sentence Increase Law enforcement Requires an increased minimum sentence for some sex crimes and repeat DUIs
CISS Regulated Medical Marijuana Supply System Act Marijuana State to license marijuana farmers who can distribute crop to medical marijuana dispensaries
CICA Independent Redistricting Commission Amendment Redistricting Repeals current legislative redistricting process and establishes a new process
CICA Lottery Funds for Natural Resources Amendment Environment Renews dedication of 15% of lottery proceeds to parks and natural resources
CICA Oregon Job Growth Education And Communities Fund Act(Casino in Wood Village, Part I) Gambling Creates exception to casino ban, must allow one private casino
CISS Job Growth Education And Communities Fund Act (Casino in Wood Village, Part II) Gambling Create a gaming tax of 25% of gross revenues for education, state police, and local governments across the state

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Fuel Tax Revenues For Public Transportation Amendment - Initiative 4 Admin of gov't Expand the use Of vehicle/fuel tax revenues for public transp. facilities Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Landowners Compensation Program - Initiative 5 Admin of gov't Establishes a compensation program for landowners who voluntarily agree to limited development Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Crime Control Act - Initiative 31 Law enforcement Modifies certain criminal sentencing laws and modified medical marijuana act Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Motor Vehicle Tax Amendment (2) Taxes Requires voter approval of taxes and fees on motor vehicle use and motor vehicle fuel Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Chiropractic Practice Requirements Health care Establishes minimum educational level, as well as other requirements Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Corporate Income Tax Amendment Taxes Eliminates requirement that corporate income exceed tax refund Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Ballot Act Elections Requires election ballots to list the party that nominated a candidate Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Campaign Finance Amendment (7) Campaign finance Alters Oregon's free-expression provision to permit limits on campaign contributions Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Crime Protection Act Law enforcement Bars sex offenders from elected office and amends police officer program/authority Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Property Tax Voter Turnout Requirement (2) Taxes To pass property tax measures requires 60% voter turnout at elections, except the general election Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Property Taxes General Election (2) Taxes Measures increasing ad valorem property taxes $1 million - only at gen. election Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Jury Instruction Amendment Judicial reform Requires the court to instruct jury not to follow law if verdict is "unjust" Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Assessed Value Appeal Measure Taxes Requires assessment at lowest ratio between assessed value & real market value Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption Taxes Establishes property tax exemption for senior citizen's primary residence Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Election Ballot Candidate Information Initiative Elections Prohibits an incumbent candidate from being identified as an incumbent on the ballot Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Campaign Anti Bribery Initiative Campaign finance Some campaign contributions/expenditures can constitute Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Land Use Amendment Admin of gov't Creates an entitlement to build residences Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Union Representation Fees Initiative Labor Relieves non-union members of representation costs Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Bear and Cougar Hunting Initiative (2) Hunting Allows hunting of bears/cougars with dogs Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Marijuana Possession Amendment Marijuana Persons 21 years and older may privately consume, possess, cultivate cannabis Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Personhood Amendment Abortion Recognizes the personhood of the unborn from the earliest stages of life Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Intoxicating Substances Act (2) Marijuana Replaces with subsidized synthetic cannabinoids prescription program Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS No Public Resources To Collect Political Funds Campaigns Prohibits individuals/entities from using "public resource" to collect funds Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Secret Ballot Initiative (3) Labor Right to vote in elections by secret ballot Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Property Tax Measure Approval Taxes Requires 35% registered voter approval for property tax measures Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Ballot Title Requirement Initiative Elections Requires accurate, neutral ballot titles Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Forest Practices Amendment Environment Amends Forest Practices Act - new requirements, restrictions, etc. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Petition Signature Verification Initiative Elections Provides voters the right to request signature verification Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot


CISS Voter Privacy Initiative (3) Elections Keeps voter information private until after the election Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Ballot Text Amendment (2) Elections Requires,in certain circumstances, text of entire measure to be printed on the ballot Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Public Employees Retirement System Initiative Admin of gov't Prohibits legislators from accruing, receiving PERS benefits for legislative service Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Right to Trial Initiative Judicial reform Grants defendant right to circuit court trial in "major civil enforcement action" Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Voter Registration Requirements Amendment Elections Requires first-time voter applicants to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Judicial Accountability Initiative Judicial reform Courts must report info concerning felony sentences imposed by each judge Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Law Enforcement Cooperation Act (2) Law enforcement Prohibits laws restricting state & local gov't cooperation with federal enforcement of immigration law Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS State Incarceration Fiscal Obligations Initiative Law enforcement Increases state's existing fiscal obligations - shifts costs from counties to state Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Minimum Prison Term for Repeat Offenders Law enforcement Mandates minimum prison terms for certain repeat offenders Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Sensible Sentencing Act Law enforcement Lets courts impose any sentence within legal range Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS General Fund Revenues for State Courts Admin of gov't Dedicates 3% of general fund revenues each biennium to state court operations Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Put Repeat Criminals Behind Bars Act Law enforcement Mandates minimum prison terms for repeat offenders; requires addiction treatment Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Disabled Person Initiative Admin of gov't Would allow family members to sit with disabled persons at public events Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Marijuana Tolerance Initiative (3) Marijuana Permits personal marijuana use, cultivation without a license Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Health Care Amendment Health care Protect the individual’s right to make health care decisions Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Real Estate Fees Amendment Business regulation Prohibits imposition of real estate transfer taxes, fees, assessments, except those operative by certain date Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Gillnet Fishing Ban Animals Ban gillnets and replace with fish traps and fish wheels Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Effective and Affordable Health Care Amendment Health care Ensure that every legal resident has access to effective and affordable health care Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Vaccine Initiative Health care Increased research of unvaccinated children and aluminum; changes to the current vaccine disclosure and informed consent laws Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
- Arts Funding Initiative Admin of gov't taxpayer-supported arts funding Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Trespasser Liability Initiative (3) Law enforcement Allows defensive use of deadly force against trespassers; eliminates liability Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot


CISS Sentencing Reform Initiative (2) Law enforcement Increases incarceration for some felons and expands consecutive sentencing authority Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also

Articles

External links

Additional reading


Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found