2017 ORS 171.450¹
Legislative intent

In enacting ORS 171.455 (Complaint of elector) to 171.465 (Credentials committee), it is the intention of the Legislative Assembly to support the privilege of free suffrage and to protect the integrity of the election process against improper conduct:

(1) By establishing a procedure to examine complaints about election conduct of members or members-elect of the Legislative Assembly; and

(2) By assisting the Legislative Assembly in carrying out its constitutional duties to judge of the election, qualifications and returns of its own members. [1985 c.693 §1]

Chapter 171

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lobbyist registra­tion of State Housing Council Chairman, (1976) Vol 37, p 1160

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 171—State Legislature, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors171.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 171, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano171.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.