Campaign Finance Regulation

ORS 260.993
Criminal penalties


(1)

The penalty for violation of ORS 260.532 (False publication relating to candidate or measure) is limited to that provided in ORS 260.532 (False publication relating to candidate or measure) (6) and (8).

(2)

Violation of ORS 247.125 (Alteration of registration card prohibited) (1), 247.171 (State and federal voter registration cards) (5), 247.420 (Special ballot for voting under ORS 247.410) (2), 253.710 (Alteration of application prohibited), 260.402 (Contributions in false name), 260.555 (Prohibitions relating to circulation, filing or certification of initiative, referendum or recall petition), 260.558 (Payment for signing or not signing initiative, referendum or recall petition), 260.575 (Use of threats and intimidation for purpose of extorting money), 260.645 (Illegal acts relating to voting machines or vote tally systems) or 260.665 (Undue influence to affect registration, voting, candidacy, signing petitions) (2) or (3) involving any action described in ORS 260.665 (Undue influence to affect registration, voting, candidacy, signing petitions) (2)(d) to (f) or 260.715 (Prohibited conduct) is a Class C felony.

(3)

Violation of ORS 260.695 (Prohibitions relating to voting) (4) is a Class A misdemeanor.

(4)

Violation of ORS 247.171 (State and federal voter registration cards) (6) is a Class C misdemeanor. [1979 c.190 §393; 1983 c.514 §17; 1983 c.756 §2; 1985 c.808 §65; 1987 c.718 §4; 1999 c.318 §46; 1999 c.941 §2; 1999 c.1002 §9; 2001 c.489 §4; 2001 c.805 §6; 2001 c.965 §19; 2005 c.797 §51; 2009 c.511 §20]
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)


Source

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Jun. 26, 2021