Oregon Law Enforcement Cooperation Act (2010)
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Bars laws limiting state/local cooperation with immigration enforcement; requires certain documentation for voter registration.
Result of "Yes" Vote: "Yes" vote bars laws limiting state/local government's cooperation with federal immigration enforcement; voter registration requires specified citizenship documentation: driver license; birth certificate; passport; other.
Result of "No" Vote: "No" vote retains current state/local limits on cooperation and resources to enforce federal immigration laws; voter registration requirements; indication of citizenship; attestation of qualifications.
Summary: Current law prohibits expenditure of state/local law enforcement solely to enforce federal immigration laws; allows only United States citizens to vote, and requires Oregon voter registrants to attest to, but not to document, voter qualifications. Measure prohibits laws limiting government officials'/employees' cooperation with federal officials enforcing immigration law; requires first-time Oregon voter registrant to provide proof of citizneship consisting of any one of the following: an Oregon driver license/non-operating identification license issued after October 1, 1996 or from another state indicating that the person has provided proof of citizenship; birth certificate; United States passport; naturalization documents or confirmed number of naturalization certificate; other documents or method of proof established under federal immigration law; specified types of proof of tribal membership.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Oregon signature requirements
According to the secretary of state, supporters did not file signatures in an attempt to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot. 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.
- Law Enforcement Cooperation Act summary
- Full text of proposal, as filed
- Certified ballot title, January 20, 2010
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