2017 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, political committee or petition 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, political committee or petition 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, political committee or petition committee receives a contribution that does not identify the occupation of the contributor, the candidate or committee shall make a written request to the contributor to furnish the occupation of the contributor within seven calendar days after receiving the contribution. A written request under this subsection may be sent by electronic mail.

(4) If a candidate, political committee or petition committee receives information identifying the occupation of a contributor after making a written request under subsection (3) of this section, the candidate or 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; 2008 c.41 §4; 2009 c.818 §28]

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)

Chapter 260

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/­ors/­ors260.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 260, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano260.­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.