OR SJR23 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-20 - Public Hearing held.
Pending: Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution that establishes Personal Investment in Education Fund in State Treasury and directs that moneys determined to be excess revenues under excess revenue "kicker" process be deposited in fund rather than refunded to personal income taxpayers. Dedicates moneys in fund to support kindergarten through grade 12 education with priority given to seismic rehabilitation grant program and student behavioral health counseling. Requires three-fifths majority vote of members of each house of Legislative Assembly for appropriation of moneys in fund. Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at special election held on same date as next primary election.

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Proposing amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to use of excess revenue.



2019-03-20SenatePublic Hearing held.
2019-02-20SenateReferred to Finance and Revenue, then Rules.
2019-02-19SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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