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2017 Regular Session
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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Hack, McLane, Williamson
Regular Sponsors: Representative Evans, Nearman, Post, Sprenger, Whisnant (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Proposing amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to the impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials.
Catchline/Summary: Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to vest power of impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials in House of Representatives and power to try impeachments in Senate.
Requires three-fifths majority vote of House of Representatives to deliver impeachment resolution to Senate and two-thirds majority vote of Senate for conviction. Limits judgment to removal from office and disqualification from holding other public office. Refers proposed amendment to people for approval or rejection at next regular general election held throughout this state.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Rules
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