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Measure 27
Certified Ballot Title
November 5, 1996 General Election

AMENDS CONSTITUTION: GRANTS LEGISLATURE NEW POWER

OVER BOTH NEW, EXISTING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

RESULT OF "YES" VOTE: With "yes" vote, new administrative rules expire unless legislature approves; committee may veto existing rules.

RESULT OF "NO" VOTE: "No" vote retains current system, allowing administrative rules to stay in effect without legislative approval.

SUMMARY: Amends constitution. State agency rules now may be adopted and stay in effect without legislative approval. Legislature may require agency to change rules by adopting new statutes, subject to governor's veto. Measure would require agencies to file new rules with legislative committee. Rules would expire after legislature adjourns unless legislature approves rule by joint resolution. Upon qualified request, committee may review any new or existing rule and, upon review, must take public testimony. If committee rejects rule, rule expires unless legislature approves by joint resolution.

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Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722