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Oregon's Measure 37

Can it Happen in California?

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In November 2004, Oregon voters overwhelmingly passed Measure 37, a property rights measure that requires compensation be paid to landowners for ordinary land use regulations. Is California due for its own Measure 37? This article discusses Oregon’s Measure 37 and whether California ready for its own similar measure.

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  • Terry Rivasplata

    Technical DirectorICF International

    Terry Rivasplata, a Senior Environmental Planner with ICF International, specializes in preparing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents for projects ranging from schools to general plans. He teaches classes on CEQA and related topics for clients and the University of California Extension.

    He was with the Governor's Office of Planning and Research from 1985 to 1998, including a stint as the chief of both the state clearinghouse and the planning unit. He participated in drafting the 1998, 1997, and 1994 amendments to the CEQA Guidelines. He is the editor of the Environmental Assessor for the Association of Environmental Professionals and was coauthor of the 1998, 1990, and 1987 editions of General Plan Guidelines.

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Published: Nov 1, 2005
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