ORS 260.085¹
Listing of occupation of contributor
  • procedure when occupation is unknown

(1) An account required by ORS 260.055 (Accounts of contributions and expenditures) and a statement required by ORS 260.083 (Contents of statements) to list the occupation of a contributor must list the occupation of the contributor in the account and on the first statement filed under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) or 260.076 (Statements of contributions received during session of Legislative Assembly) after the contribution is received if the occupation is known to the candidate or political committee filing the statement.

(2) If an account required by ORS 260.055 (Accounts of contributions and expenditures) or a statement required by ORS 260.083 (Contents of statements) to list the occupation of a contributor does not list the occupation of the contributor as required by ORS 260.055 (Accounts of contributions and expenditures) or on the first statement filed under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) or 260.076 (Statements of contributions received during session of Legislative Assembly) after the contribution is received, the candidate or political committee shall file with the account and with the statement filed under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) documentation of a written request to the contributor to furnish the contributor’s occupation.

(3) If a candidate or political committee receives a contribution that does not identify the occupation of the contributor, the candidate or political committee shall make a written request to the contributor to furnish the occupation of the contributor within seven calendar days after receiving the contribution.

(4) If a candidate or political committee receives information identifying the occupation of a contributor after making a written request under subsection (3) of this section, the candidate or political committee, within seven calendar days after receiving the information, shall include the contributor’s occupation in the account kept under ORS 260.055 (Accounts of contributions and expenditures) and in the contributor’s entry filed under ORS 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system). [1989 c.80 §3; 1991 c.719 §16; 1993 c.493 §69; 2001 c.82 §6; 2003 c.542 §15; 2005 c.797 §14; 2005 c.809 §34]

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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