ORS 250.147¹
Contributions to Citizens’ Initiative Review Commission
  • prohibitions
  • disclosure

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Citizens’ Initiative Review Commission may accept contributions of moneys and assistance from the United States Government or its agencies or from any other source, public or private, and agree to conditions placed on the moneys not inconsistent with the duties of the commission. All moneys received by the commission under this subsection shall be deposited into the account established under ORS 182.470 (Accounts for and investment of moneys collected or received by semi-independent state agencies).

(2) The commission may not receive contributions of moneys or assistance from:

(a) A political committee, as defined in ORS 260.005 (Definitions);

(b) For-profit corporate treasuries;

(c) Union treasuries; or

(d) Any other source the commission determines might be used to transfer moneys from a political committee, for-profit corporate treasury or union treasury to the commission.

(3) If a person contributes to the commission an aggregate total of more than $100 in a calendar year, not later than 14 calendar days after the commission receives the contribution, the commission shall make available to the public on the Internet:

(a) The name and address of the person or entity who made the contribution; and

(b) The amount of the contribution.

(4) The commission may enter into contracts and hire any staff the commission deems necessary.

(5) The commission may appoint an executive director to serve at the pleasure of the commission. [2011 c.365 §4; 2013 c.722 §16]

Chapter 250

Notes of Decisions

Initiative measure filed in elec­tion cycle must satisfy all statutory and constitu­tional require­ments and be placed on ballot in that elec­tion cycle; if proponents wish to put measure on ballot at an­oth­er elec­tion, they must start initiative process over during next elec­tion cycle. Unger v. Rosenblum, 362 Or 210, 407 P3d 817 (2017)

Law Review Cita­tions

27 WLR 132 (1991); 75 OLR 561 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 250—Initiative and Referendum, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors250.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 250, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano250.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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