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.
Causes government to maintain fiscal responsibility without irresponsibly announcing tax increases.
Limits governing bodies to apply to the citizens for increasing revenues.
Provides for local control over oppressive government.
Free markets are encouraged when taxes can be planned for along with other known expenses.