Oregon Criminal Justice Commission

​​​​​Racial and Ethnic Impact Statement – Initiative Petition 44

The Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) received a written request from a member of the Legislative Assembly from each major political party requesting a racial and ethnic impact statement pursuant to ORS 137.685​ for Initiative Petition 44 that is related to crime and likely to have an effect on the criminal justice system. The CJC is responsible for preparing an impartial, simple and understandable state​ment explaining the racial and ethnic impact.

The draft statement is filed with the Secretary of State who holds a public hearing to receive testimony. The CJC shall consider the public comment and may file a revised statement.

Final Documents

IP 44 Final Racial and Ethnic Impact Statement​

IP 44 Final Supplemental​ Analysis​

Pas​t Meetings

July 23, 2020 
Public Hearing on Draft Racial and Ethnic Impact Statement – Initiative Petition 44

Recording of Meeting​​ on YouTube


IP 44 - Racial and Ethnic Impact Analysis​
IP 44 - Draft Racial and Ethnic Impact Statement

Public Comments Received

NASW Oregon Chapter
Law Enforcement Action Partnership​
Partnership for Safety and Justice
Remnant Initiatives
Unite Oregon
OHSU Addiction Medicine
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Contac​t Information

For questions on the general ballot measure process, please contact  the Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division at 503-986-1518 or elections.sos@oregon.gov​.​