SJR 5 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SJR5
Committee assigned to bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Committees/SRULES/Overview
This bill requires a 2/3 majority to pass bills that declare an emergency.
The Oregon Constitution allows citizens to veto laws passed by the Legislature through the referendum process. This bill would curb abuse of the emergency clause.