NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE Columbia County Gun Sanctuary Ordinance Limiting Firearm Regulation

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE Filed in the Office of County Clerk 5/10/2019 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a ballot title for a measure proposed by initiative petition 19-3 has been filed with the Columbia County Clerk on May 10, 2019. The ballot title caption is: Columbia County Gun Sanctuary Ordinance Limiting Firearm Regulation Caption Columbia County Gun Sanctuary Ordinance Limiting Firearm Regulation Question Should Columbia County officials be prevented from enforcing most state, federal, and local firearm regulations? Statement This ordinance would prevent Columbia County and its employees from devoting resources or participating in any way in the enforcement of any law or regulation that affected an individual’s right to keep and bear arms, firearm accessories, or ammunition. Although this ordinance would generally prohibit county officials from following firearms regulations, exceptions would be allowed in certain limited situations. County officials could still comply with firearms laws that relate to convicted felons, could still participate in the enforcement of firearm crimes, and could still take any actions necessary to comply with court orders. Violators of this ordinance would be subject to civil penalties such as fines up to $2000 dollars for individuals and $4000 dollars for a corporation. In accordance with ORS 250.168 (2), the proposed initiative meets the requirements of Section 1 (2)(d), Article IV and section 10, Article VI of the Oregon Constitution. Also, in accordance with ORS 250.175(5), notice is hereby given that any elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title in the Columbia County Circuit Court no later than the seventh business day after the title was filed with the county clerk, (ORS 250.195). Published pursuant to ORS 250.175(5) by Elizabeth B. Huser, Columbia County Clerk Publish May 17, 2019. CCS109459

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2019/05/17

End Date: 2019/05/17

Owner: Columbia County Elections


County: Columbia