Oregon Crime Control Act (2010)

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Oregon Crime Control Act, also known as Initiative 31, did not appear on the November 2, 2010 statewide ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute. The measure was withdrawn.

Ballot summary

The draft ballot summary read as follows:[1]

Modifies certain criminal sentencing laws; repeals Medical Marijuana Act, replaces with subsidized cannabinoids prescription program.

Result of "Yes" Vote: "Yes" vote increases sentences for specified repeat sex crimes, repeat driving under influence crimes; repeals Medical Marijuana Act, replaces with state-subsidized cannabinoids prescription program.

Result of "No" Vote: "No" vote retains current criminal sentences for specified repeat sex crimes, repeat driving under influence crimes; retains Medical Marijuana Act, rejects subsidized cannabinoids prescription program.

Summary: Current law imposes mandatory minimum sentences of 70 to 100 months for certain sex offenses, does not require mandatory minimum sentence of incarceration for driving under influence of intoxicants (DUI). Measure requires mandatory minimum 25-year sentence for person convicted of a specified felony sex crime if person was previously convicted of specified felony sex crime. Measure requires mandatory minimum 90-day incarceration for person convicted of two or more DUIIs in previous ten years; state must reimburse county for costs of incarceration. Repeals Medical Marijuana Act; replaces with state-subsidized program covering uninsured expenses of prescription cannabinoids, cannabinoid derivatives, and synthetic cannabinoids for persons with debilitating medical condition. Independent medical exam at state's expense may be required to determine eligibility for program. Other provisions.

Path to the ballot

See also: Oregon signature requirements

Initiative petitions for statutes required six percent of 1,379,475, or 82,769 signatures. The deadline for filing signatures for the November 2, 2010 ballot was July 2, 2010.

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