Oregon Campaign Finance Regulation; Election Offenses
ORS 260.402
Contributions in false name


A person may not directly or indirectly reimburse a person for making a contribution or donation, or make a contribution or donation in any name other than that of the person that in truth provides the contribution or donation, to:


Any other person, relating to a nomination or election of any candidate or the support of or opposition to any measure;


Any political committee;


Any covered organization required to file a donor identification list under ORS 260.281 (Donor identification lists); or


A petition committee required to file a statement under ORS 260.118 (Treasurer and statement of organization of petition committee).


Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a person, political committee, covered organization or petition committee may not knowingly receive a contribution or donation prohibited under subsection (1) of this section or enter or cause the contribution or donation to be entered in accounts or records in another name than that of the person that actually provided the contribution or donation.


If a person receives a contribution from a political committee, the person may enter the contribution into accounts or records as received from the political committee.


As used in this section, “covered organization” and “donation” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 260.275 (Definitions for ORS 260.275 to 260.285). [Formerly 260.210; 1973 c.744 §25; 1979 c.190 §369; 1991 c.911 §1; 2005 c.797 §19; 2005 c.809 §15; 2007 c.848 §30; 2009 c.818 §16; 2019 c.637 §5]
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May. 15, 2020