Status of penalties and sanctions
- • consideration of other penalties imposed
(1) A penalty or sanction imposed by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission under this chapter is in addition to and not in lieu of any other penalty or sanction that may be imposed according to law.
(2) Before making a finding that there is cause to undertake an investigation under ORS 244.260 (Complaint and adjudicatory process) and before imposing a civil penalty under ORS 244.350 (Civil penalties) or 244.360 (Additional civil penalty equal to twice amount of financial benefit), the commission shall consider the public interest and any other penalty or sanction that has been or may be imposed on the public official as a result of the same conduct that is the subject of action by the commission under ORS 244.260 (Complaint and adjudicatory process).
(3) Nothing in this chapter is intended to affect:
(a) Any statute requiring disclosure of economic interest by any public official or candidate for public office.
(b) Any statute prohibiting or authorizing specific conduct on the part of any public official or candidate for public office. [1974 c.72 §25; 2007 c.865 §2; 2007 c.877 §39a]
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