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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Hack, McLane, Williamson
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barreto, Evans, Kennemer, Nearman, Post, Smith DB, Sprenger, Whisnant, Senator Linthicum, Olsen, Thatcher (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: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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