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2008 Initiative Petition Log

INITIATIVES INTENDED FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2008 GENERAL ELECTION

•  Deadline to submit signature sheets - 5:00 p.m. July 3, 2008

•  Required signatures of active voters – 27,255


Petition ID PDX 14

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   12/10/2007

 

Chief Petitioners (mailing address and contact information):

Gregg Coodley, Marcia Coodley

1804 SW Pendleton Street, Portland, OR 97239

503-452-0915

 

Sponsoring Organization:

WhyNotPortland

2400 SW Vermont Street, Portland, OR 97219

503-452-0915 x14

www.whynotportland.org

State Committee ID# 12607 Statement of Organization (ORESTAR)

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:  An ordinance to provide health insurance to all children attending the Portland public schools.

 

Status: 

12/10/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

12/17/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution. 

12/18/07 - Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

12/26/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor.  Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M. Monday, January 7, 2007.

1/9/08 - Auditor approves signature and cover sheets for circulation.

5/27/08 - Petitioners submit 30,520 signatures for verification.  The Auditor must complete verification no later than 30 days after submission of signatures, or 6/26/08.

6/24/08 - Verification complete; petition does not qualify for November 4, 2008 general election ballot

Letter to Chief Petitioners from Office of City Auditor

Certification Letter from Multnomah County

Multnomah County Petition Processing Statistics Report

Multnomah County Calculations

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioners

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney

 


Petition ID PDX 13

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   10/23/2007

 

Chief Petitioners (mailing address and contact information):

Parker Bell, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, parker@citizensactingnow.net, 503-899-5853

Solabami Adenekan, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, sola@citizensactingnow.net, 503-422-7475

 

Sponsoring Organization

Citizens Acting Now! LLC

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:  An ordinance to make adult marijuana-related offenses the lowest law enforcement priority in the City of Portland

 

Status: 

10/23/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

10/30/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

11/5/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor.  Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M.Thursday, November 15, 2007 .

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioners

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney


Petition ID PDX 12

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   10/23/2007

 

Chief Petitioner (mailing address and contact information):

Parker Bell, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, parker@citizensactingnow.net, 503-899-5853

Solabami Adenekan, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, sola@citizensactingnow.net, 503-422-7475

 

Sponsoring Organization

Citizens Acting Now! LLC

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:  An ordinance to assert criminal and civil penalty exemptions for possession of up to an ounce of usable marijuana in Portland

 

Status: 

10/23/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor determining if meets requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.

10/30/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

11/5/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor; Ballot title challenge period: an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M.Thursday, November 15, 2007 .

11/16/07 - Auditor approves signature and cover sheets for circulation.

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioners

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney


Petition ID PDX 8

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   9/24/07

 

Chief Petitioner (mailing address and contact information):

Parker Bell, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, parker@citizensactingnow.net, 503-899-5853

Solabami Adenekan, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, sola@citizensactingnow.net, 503-422-7475

 

Sponsoring Organization

Citizens Acting Now! LLC

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:  An Ordinance to de-criminalize possession of an ounce or less of usable marijuana for adults within Portland city limits.

 

Ballot Title Caption: Asserts criminal penalty exemption for possession of marijuana in Portland

 

Status: 

9/24/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency

10/2/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

10/11/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor; ballot title challenge period will end at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2007

10/17/07 - Second Chief Petitioner added (Solabami Adenkan)

10/19/07 - Auditor approves signature and cover sheets for circulation.

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney (PDF document, 115 kb)


Petition ID PDX 4

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   9/11/07

 

Chief Petitioner (mailing address and contact information):

Parker Bell, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, portlandproject@usa.com, 503-995-6622

 

Status: 

9/11/07 - Prospective Petition Filed

9/18/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

9/21/07 - Chief Petitioner notifies Auditor intent to withdraw petition.

9/24/07 - Chief Petitioner withdraws petition.

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner


Petition ID PDX 2

 

Prospective Petition Filed:   4/24/07

 

Chief Petitioner (mailing address and contact information):

Parker Bell, 538 SE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, portlandproject@usa.com, 503-995-6622

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition: An Ordinance to Except Most Adults Over 21 from Criminal Penalties for Possession and Cultivation of Small Personal Amounts of Cannabis, Within Certain Limits.

 

Status: 

4/24/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency

4/30/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

5/2/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor; ballot title challenge period will end at 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2007

5/14/07 - Auditor approves signature and cover sheets for circulation.

9/24/07 - Chief Petitioner withdraws petition.

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner (PDF document, 395 kb)

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney (PDF document, 15 kb)


Petition ID PDX 1

 

Prospective Petition Filed:4/10/07

Chief Petitioners (mailing address and contact information):  
Madeline Martinez, 103 SE 136th Ave, Portland OR 97233, MadMa@comcast.net, 503-313-9929

Melodie Silverwolf, 40A SE 133rd Ave, Portland, OR 97233, moonwise@hevanet.com, 503-515-5223

 

Title of Ordinance Proposed by Initiative Petition:   An Ordinance to Except Most Adults Over 21 from Criminal Penalties for Possession and Cultivation of Small Personal Amounts of Cannabis, Within Certain Limits.

 

Status: 

4/10/07 - Prospective petition filed; Auditor verifying voter registration status and examining for sufficiency

4/16/07 - Prospective petition determined to meet the requirements of Section 1(2)(D), Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.  Two copies forwarded to City Attorney for ballot title preparation.

4/19/07 - City Attorney delivers ballot title to Auditor; ballot title challenge period will end at 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 30, 2007

12/12/07 - Chief Petitioners withdraw petition.

 

Text of Proposed Ordinance - prepared by petitioner (PDF document, 433 kb)

Ballot Title - prepared by City Attorney (PDF document, 15 kb)

 


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