ORS 244.207¹
Use of fund proceeds

(1) The proceeds of a legal expense trust fund may be used to:

(a) Defray legal expenses described in ORS 244.205 (Legal expense trust fund);

(b) Defray costs reasonably incurred in administering the trust fund, including but not limited to costs incident to the solicitation of funds; and

(c) Discharge any tax liabilities incurred as a result of the creation, operation or administration of the trust fund.

(2) The proceeds of a trust fund may also be used to defray or discharge expenses, costs or liabilities incurred before the fund was established if the expenses, costs or liabilities are related to the legal proceeding for which the fund was established. [2007 c.877 §30]

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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).
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. Currency Information