SB 877 Tax Increases to be Voted on at General Elections

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Status (cverview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB877


This bill tax increase proposals must be submitted only at general election, unless otherwise provided in charter of city, county or metropolitan service district.

Personal Choice and Responsibility
Protects citizens from flagrant and oppressive tax increases.

Fiscal Responsibility
Causes government to maintain fiscal responsibility without irresponsibly announcing tax increases.

Limited Government
Limits governing bodies to apply to the citizens for increasing revenues.

Local Control
Provides for local control over oppressive government.

Free Markets
Free markets are encouraged when taxes can be planned for along with other known expenses.