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Detailed Information For : 51/2008
Initiative
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Ballot Measure
Number
51 09/29/2006 Yes Statutory 82,769 05/07/2007   Not Certified
Chief Petitioner Details
Name Michael Reeder Name Glenn Pelikan Name R. Russell Walker
Address 11360 SW Apalachee
Tualatin, OR 97062
Address 2836 NE 54th Ave
Portland, OR 97213
Address 7444 Shadowwood CT NE
Keizer, OR 97303
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Phone: (503)880-6202
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Phone: (503)281-9181
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Phone: (503)709-8864
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Ballot Titles
Subject (Provided by chief petitioners) (view complete text of Initiative )
Protects Citizens From Excessive Attorney Fees
Draft Ballot Title (view complete title received: 10/09/2006, or comments deadline: 10/23/2006)
Limits Lawyer's Contingency Fee: 25% (First $25,000); 10% (Recovery Above $25,000)
Certified Ballot Title (view complete title and AG letter received: 11/07/2006) (appeal deadline: 11/22/2006)
Court Must Sanction, Under Specified Circumstances, Attorneys Who File Frivolous Pleadings Or Motions In Lawsuits
Amended Ballot Title (view complete title received: 04/02/2007) or (supreme court opinion received: 03/20/2007)
Limits Amount Of Contingent Fees That Lawyers May Charge Clients For Representation In Civil Case
Notes
11/09/06 Appealed to Supreme Court
3/20/07 Opinion Received from Supreme Court
4/2/07 Judgement Received. Ballot Title Modified.
1/3/08 Signatures submitted for verification. 116,486 unverified signatures.
1/22/08 Prohibited from obtaining further signatures until accounts are produced
3/27/08 Prohibition from obtaining further signatures rescinded.
5/9/08 Prohibited from obtaining further signatures until accounts are produced
5/21/08 Verification of early submittal of signatures completed. Petition contained 68,227 valid signatures, or 64.10% of the 106,445 signatures accepted for verification. Chief petitioners may submit additional signatures not later than 07/03/08.
7/2/08 Additional signatures submitted for verification. 19,010 unverified signatures.
7/3/08 Additional signatures submitted for verification. 119 unverified signatures.
7/10/08 Signature verification halted. Insufficient signatures to continue.


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