2017 ORS 244.047¹
Financial interest in public contract

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined).

(b) “Public contract” has the meaning given that term in ORS 279A.010 (Definitions for Public Contracting Code).

(2) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section, a person who ceases to hold a position as a public official may not have a direct beneficial financial interest in a public contract described in subsection (3) of this section for two years after the date the contract was authorized.

(3) Subsection (2) of this section applies to a public contract that was authorized by:

(a) The person acting in the capacity of a public official; or

(b) A board, commission, council, bureau, committee or other governing body of a public body of which the person was a member when the contract was authorized.

(4) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to a person who was a member of a board, commission, council, bureau, committee or other governing body of a public body when the contract was authorized, but who did not participate in the authorization of the contract. [2007 c.877 §23a; 2009 c.689 §4a]

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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/­ors/­ors244.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 244, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano244.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.