ORS 171.772¹
Forms for reports, registration and statements
  • rules
  • electronic filing

Forms for reports, registrations and statements; rules; electronic filing. In carrying out the provisions of ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly), the Oregon Government Ethics Commission shall:

(1) Prescribe by rule forms for registrations, statements and reports required to be filed by ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly) and provide the forms to persons required to register and to file the statements and reports.

(2) Accept and file any information voluntarily supplied that exceeds the requirements of ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly).

(3) Make registrations, statements and reports filed available for public inspection and copying during regular office hours, and make copying facilities available at a charge not to exceed actual cost.

(4) Adopt by rule an electronic filing system under which statements required to be filed under ORS 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures) and 171.750 (Lobbyist employer statements of expenditures) may be filed with the commission in an electronic format. The commission may not charge a fee for filing a statement under this subsection. The commission shall accept statements filed under ORS 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures) and 171.750 (Lobbyist employer statements of expenditures) in a format that is not electronic.

(5) Provide training on procedures for filing statements under subsection (4) of this section.

(6) Make statements filed under ORS 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures) and 171.750 (Lobbyist employer statements of expenditures), including statements that are not filed in an electronic format, available in a searchable format for review by the public using the Internet. [1973 c.802 §10; 1983 c.740 §39; 2007 c.865 §27; 2007 c.877 §8]

Note: The amendments to 171.772 (Forms for reports, registration and statements) by section 8a, chapter 877, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative January 1, 2010. See section 8b, chapter 877, Oregon Laws 2007. The text that is operative on and after January 1, 2010, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

171.772 (Forms for reports, registration and statements). In carrying out the provisions of ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly), the Oregon Government Ethics Commission shall:

(1) Prescribe by rule forms for registrations, statements and reports required to be filed by ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly) and provide the forms to persons required to register and to file the statements and reports.

(2) Accept and file any information voluntarily supplied that exceeds the requirements of ORS 171.725 (Definitions for ORS 171.725 to 171.785) to 171.785 (Sanctions prescribed by either chamber of Legislative Assembly).

(3) Make registrations, statements and reports filed available for public inspection and copying during regular office hours, and make copying facilities available at a charge not to exceed actual cost.

(4) Adopt by rule an electronic filing system under which statements required to be filed under ORS 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures) and 171.750 (Lobbyist employer statements of expenditures) must be filed with the commission in an electronic format. The commission may not charge a fee for filing a statement under this subsection.

(5) Provide training on procedures for filing statements under subsection (4) of this section.

(6) Make statements filed under ORS 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures) and 171.750 (Lobbyist employer statements of expenditures) available in a searchable format for review by the public using the Internet.

Note: See note under 171.745 (Lobbyist statements of expenditures).

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/­Archive/­2007ors171.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 171, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­171ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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