Campaign Finance Regulation

ORS 260.037
Liability of candidate or treasurer for default or violation of treasurer obligations


(1)

The candidate is personally responsible for the performance of the duties referred to in ORS 260.035 (Treasurer and statement of organization for political committees and candidates) (2). Any default or violation by the treasurer shall be conclusively considered a default or violation by the candidate. Any default or violation by the individual designated by the candidate or treasurer under ORS 260.039 (Content of statement of organization of candidate or principal campaign committee) or 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) is conclusively considered a default or violation by the candidate.

(2)

Except as otherwise provided in subsection (1) of this section, the treasurer of a political committee or the treasurer of a petition committee is personally responsible for the performance of the duties referred to in ORS 260.035 (Treasurer and statement of organization for political committees and candidates) (3) or 260.118 (Treasurer and statement of organization of petition committee). Any default or violation by the individual designated by the treasurer under ORS 260.042 (Content of statement of organization of political committee) or 260.057 (Electronic campaign finance filing system) is conclusively considered a default or violation by the treasurer. [1973 c.744 §4; 1979 c.190 §341; 1993 c.493 §53; 2007 c.570 §2; 2013 c.758 §2; 2017 c.517 §1]
§§ 260.005 to 260.255

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)


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