Governor John A. Kitzhaber's Administration

Record Series Descriptions

Ballot Measure 7 (Takings) Records
Office/Function: Legislative and Legal
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Unarranged

Series documents the actions of the legal counsel to the governor in relation to Ballot Measure 7, which made compensation provisions for the loss of property use or value due to government actions. It was related to the takings movement that was popular on a national basis. The measure, which passed, was later struck down as unconstitutional by the state courts. Records include correspondence, memoranda, opinions, and related documents.

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