Administration of Election Laws

ORS 246.185
Elections Fund


(1)

The Elections Fund is established separate and distinct from the General Fund of the State Treasury. Moneys in the Elections Fund may be invested as provided in ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government). Interest earned by the Elections Fund and the earnings of any investments shall be credited to the fund.

(2)

The Elections Fund consists of:

(a)

Amounts appropriated or otherwise made available by the Legislative Assembly or this state for carrying out the activities for which payments are made to this state under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252);

(b)

Payments made to this state under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252);

(c)

Other amounts as may be appropriated by law; and

(d)

Interest earned on deposits in the fund.

(3)

Moneys deposited to the credit of the Elections Fund are continuously appropriated to the Secretary of State for the purpose of paying the expenses of carrying out the activities for which payments are made to this state under the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252). [2003 c.64 §2; 2005 c.797 §70]

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