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How to Keep the People in Planning
A Legislative History of the Oregon Experience in Limiting SLAPPs
 
This publication about SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation) was prepared as a public service by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development. For more information: 503-373-0050 ext 268.
Table of Contents   
(32k pdf)
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Chapter 1
Pgs 1-17
(1.8 MB pdf)
An Introduction to SLAPP Suits, February 20,1998
Prepared by Charles Landman, Paralegal, Oregon Department of Justice,     for the Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee of the Land Conservation and Development Commission
Statement of the Problem in Oregon: Testimony in Favor of House Bill 2805, March 24, 1999, Prepared by Mitch Rohse, Department of Land Conservation and Development
Chapter 2  
Pgs 18-38
(2.1 MB pdf)
History of SLAPPs Legislation in Oregon: Proposed by state Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee and sponsored by the Land Conservation and Development Commission
Chapter 3
Pgs 39-74
(2.8 MB pdf)
SLAPPs Legislation in the 70th Legislative Assembly : 1997-99 Legislative concept (LC 798), Draft bills (SB 330), amendments and engrossed bills (HB 2805)
Chapter 4 - part 1
Pgs 75-88
(4.6 MB pdf)
Public Testimony to the 1997-99 Legislature : Testimony by Individuals & Organizations
Chapter 4 - part 2
Pgs 89-104
(2.8 MB pdf)
Public Testimony to the 1997-99 Legislature: Testimony by Individuals & Organizations (continued)
Chapter 4 - part 3
Pgs 105-141
(4.1 MB pdf)
Public Testimony to the 1997-99 Legislature: Public Testimony tothe 1997-1999 Legislature: Examples of Slapps Lawsuits
Chapter 5 - part 1
Pgs 142-156
(2.1 MB pdf)
Editorials and Op/Ed Pieces on SLAPPs
Chapter 5 - part 2
Pgs 157-173
(2 MB pdf)
News Articles on SLAPPs
Chapter 6  
Pgs 174-179
(512 K pdf)
Resources for Citizens