ORS 260.076¹
Statements of contributions received during session of Legislative Assembly

(1) A legislative official, statewide official or candidate therefor, or the official’s or candidate’s principal campaign committee, shall file statements showing contributions received by or on behalf of the official, candidate or committee during the period beginning January 1 immediately preceding a regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and ending upon adjournment of the regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly, or during any special session of the Legislative Assembly.

(2) The Governor, Governor-elect or a candidate for Governor, or the principal campaign committee of the Governor, Governor-elect or candidate, shall file statements showing contributions received by or on behalf of the Governor, Governor-elect, candidate or committee during the period beginning January 1 immediately preceding a regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and ending 30 business days following adjournment of the regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly, or during any special session of the Legislative Assembly.

(3) A person or political committee affiliated with a political party, caucus of either house of the Legislative Assembly, legislative official, statewide official or the Governor, Governor-elect or candidate for Governor shall file statements showing contributions received by the person or committee on behalf of a legislative official, statewide official or candidate therefor, during the period beginning January 1 immediately preceding a regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and ending upon adjournment of the regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly, or during any special session of the Legislative Assembly.

(4) A person or political committee affiliated with a political party, caucus of either house of the Legislative Assembly, legislative official, statewide official or the Governor, Governor-elect or candidate for Governor shall file statements showing contributions received by the person or committee on behalf of the Governor, Governor-elect or candidate for Governor, during the period beginning January 1 immediately preceding a regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and ending 30 business days following adjournment of the regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly, or during any special session of the Legislative Assembly.

(5) A statement described in subsections (1) to (4) of this section shall be filed with the Secretary of State on a form prescribed by the secretary. For contributions received during the period beginning on January 1 immediately preceding a regular biennial session of the Legislative Assembly and ending on the first day of the regular biennial session, a statement shall be filed not later than two business days after the first day of the regular biennial session. For contributions received on or after the first day of the regular biennial session, a statement shall be filed not later than two business days after the date a contribution is received.

(6) If a statement has been filed under subsections (1) to (4) of this section, the next statement filed by the Governor, Governor-elect, official, candidate, principal campaign committee or other political committee under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) shall include the contributions reported in statements filed under this section.

(7) This section applies notwithstanding the filing of a certificate under ORS 260.112 (Filing of certificate by candidate or treasurer of political committee who expects neither contributions nor expenditures to exceed $2,000).

(8) As used in this section:

(a) "Legislative official" means any member or member-elect of the Legislative Assembly.

(b) "Statewide official" means the Secretary of State or Secretary of State-elect, State Treasurer or State Treasurer-elect, Superintendent of Public Instruction or Superintendent-elect of Public Instruction, Attorney General or Attorney General-elect and the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries or the Commissioner-elect of the Bureau of Labor and Industries. [2001 c.82 §2; 2005 c.797 §23; 2005 c.809 §32a; 2007 c.570 §6]

Notes of Decisions

Disclosure require­ments, specifically with respect to third parties, do not infringe on right to associate for po­lit­i­cal purposes and are constitu­tional. Oregon Socialist Workers v. Paulus, 432 F Supp 1255 (1977)

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Notes of Decisions

Challenge to ballot title on basis it did not conform to ORS 310.315 is within jurisdic­tion of Tax Court. Gugler v. Baker School Dist. 5-J, 12 OTR 162 (1992)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion to committee collecting contribu­tions to es­tab­lish fund to defray elected official's expenses incurred in performing po­lit­i­cal func­tions of office, (1980) Vol 40, p 11; preemp­tion by federal law of campaign financing with respect to federal candidates, (1981) Vol 41, p 420

Law Review Cita­tions

50 OLR 299-321 (1971); 55 OLR 253-266 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 260—Campaign Finance Regulation; Election Offenses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors260.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 260, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­260ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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