ORS 244.100¹
Statements of expenses, honoraria or income received
  • statements to be provided to public official

(1) A public official or candidate for public office who is required to file a statement of economic interest under ORS 244.050 (Persons required to file statement of economic interest) shall file with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission, according to the schedule set forth in ORS 244.105 (Quarterly filing of statements), a statement showing for the applicable reporting period:

(a) Any expenses with an aggregate value exceeding $50 received by the public official when participating in a convention, mission, trip or other meeting described in ORS 244.020 (Definitions) (5)(b)(F). The statement shall include the name and address of the organization or unit of government paying the expenses, the nature of the event and the date and amount of the expenditure.

(b) Any expenses with an aggregate value exceeding $50 received by the public official when participating in a mission or negotiations or economic development activities described in ORS 244.020 (Definitions) (5)(b)(H). The statement shall include the name and address of the person paying the expenses, the nature of the event and the date and amount of the expenditure.

(c) All honoraria allowed under ORS 244.042 (Honoraria) exceeding $15 received by the public official, candidate or member of the household of the official or candidate, the payer of each honorarium and the date and time of the event for which the honorarium was received.

(d) Each source of income exceeding an aggregate amount of $1,000, whether or not taxable, received by the public official or candidate for public office, or a member of the household of the public official or candidate, if the source of that income is derived from an individual or business that has been doing business, does business or could reasonably be expected to do business with, or has legislative or administrative interest in, the governmental agency of which the public official holds, or the candidate if elected would hold, any official position or over which the public official exercises, or the candidate if elected would exercise, any authority.

(2) In addition to statements required under subsection (1) of this section:

(a) Any organization or unit of government that provides a public official with expenses with an aggregate value exceeding $50 for an event described in ORS 244.020 (Definitions) (5)(b)(F) shall notify the public official in writing of the amount of the expense. The organization or unit shall provide the notice to the public official within 10 days from the date the expenses are incurred.

(b) Any person that provides a public official or a member of the household of a public official with an honorarium or other item allowed under ORS 244.042 (Honoraria) with a value exceeding $15 shall notify the public official in writing of the value of the honorarium or other item. The person shall provide the notice to the public official within 10 days after the date of the event for which the honorarium or other item was received. [1975 c.543 §11; 1991 c.677 §1; 2007 c.865 §6; 2007 c.877 §21a]

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Notes of Decisions

Statutory scheme of this chapter is not unconstitu­tionally vague. Davidson v. Oregon Govern­ment Ethics Commission, 300 Or 415, 712 P2d 87 (1985)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Simultaneous membership in church and local governing body as constituting potential conflict of interest, (1981) Vol 41, p 490; contractors that perform services for govern­ment as "public officials" subject to ethics law, (1990) Vol 46, p 350

Law Review Cita­tions

19 WLR 701 (1983)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 244—Government Ethics, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors244.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 244, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­244ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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