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Measure 46
Certified Ballot Title
November 5, 1996 General Election

AMENDS CONSTITUTION: NO VOTER-APPROVED TAXES

WITHOUT REGISTERED VOTERS' MAJORITY

QUESTION: Shall constitution bar passage of tax, tax increase or revenue measure submitted to voters unless majority of registered voters approve?

SUMMARY: This measure would amend the state constitution. The law now allows passage of a law that would impose or increase taxes or raise revenue by majority vote of those voting. This measure would bar voters from passing any such law unless a majority of the registered voters affected approve the law. The new requirement also would apply to new tax bases, votes to exceed a tax base, and issuance of new bonds for capital construction or improvements.

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