2017 ORS 171.460¹
Secretary of State to conduct investigation
  • findings
  • report

(1) Upon receipt of the complaint, the Secretary of State shall conduct an investigation to determine whether there is probable cause to believe that the alleged violation occurred, and that it was both deliberate and capable of having some possible effect upon the election.

(2) Upon a finding of probable cause, the Secretary of State shall report the finding to the Secretary of the Senate or Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, as appropriate, at least five days prior to the convening of the odd-numbered year regular session of the Legislative Assembly.

(3) The findings under this section are a public record available for public inspection.

(4) Action under this section is in addition to and not in lieu of action under ORS 260.345 (Complaints or other information regarding violations). [1985 c.693 §3; 2011 c.545 §71]

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.