House Joint Resolution 52 - Oregon Laws 1999
Be It Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon:
PARAGRAPH 1. The Constitution of the State of Oregon is amended by creating a new section 42 to be added to and made a part of Article I, such section to read:
SECTION 42. (1) Notwithstanding section 8 of this Article, to the extent permitted by the United States Constitution, political subdivisions in this state may, through the use of zoning authority, regulate the location of sexually oriented businesses.
(2) As used in this section, "sexually oriented business" means a commercial establishment, the principal business of which is nude dancing, nude entertainment or the production, distribution or display of representations of sexual activity.
PARAGRAPH 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be submitted to the people for their approval or rejection at the next regular general election held throughout this state.
Filed in the office of Secretary of State July 22, 1999