2017 ORS 56.035¹
Documents filed with Secretary of State
  • verification

(1) If a document is required by law to be verified before being submitted for filing with the Secretary of State, the document must include or be accompanied by a written declaration that the person who executes the document prepares under penalties of perjury to the effect that the person has examined the document and to the best of the person’s knowledge and belief the document is true, correct and complete. An acknowledgment before a notary public or other officer is not required.

(2) The Secretary of State, before filing a document that a person submits for filing, may verify that the principal office address, the registered office address, the records office address described in ORS 70.020 (Office in state) or the principal address described in ORS 648.010 (Registration of assumed business name) for an entity that has an assumed business name as listed in the document is a physical street address and not a commercial mail receiving agency, a mail forwarding business or a virtual office. [1971 c.200 §2; 2013 c.158 §17; 2017 c.705 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 56—Duties of Secretary of State, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors056.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.