ORS 463.145
Prohibited financial interest or investment; compensation and reimbursement of officials; rules


(1)

A member of the Oregon State Athletic Commission may not have a financial interest or investment in an unarmed combat sports competitor or entertainment wrestler.

(2)

A member of the commission may not have a financial interest or investment in any unarmed combat sports or entertainment wrestling event or promotion or a person or promoter involved in an unarmed combat sports or entertainment wrestling event or promotion.

(3)

An official, medical personnel, authorized representative of the Superintendent of State Police assigned to the commission or representative of the commission may not:

(a)

Have a financial interest or investment in:

(A)

An unarmed combat sports competitor or an entertainment wrestler;

(B)

A person or promoter involved in promotion of an unarmed combat sports or entertainment wrestling event; or

(C)

Any individual promotion of an event.

(b)

Be an officer in a national or international sanctioning organization.

(4)

An officer, board member or employee of an approved amateur athletic organization or other person who has ownership interest in an approved amateur athletic organization may not have a financial interest or investment in:

(a)

An unarmed combat sports competitor who is licensed in this state; or

(b)

An unarmed combat sports event, promotion, person or promoter involved in an unarmed combat sports event or promotion in this state.

(5)

The superintendent may not have a financial interest or investment in:

(a)

An unarmed combat sports competitor or entertainment wrestler.

(b)

An unarmed combat sports or entertainment wrestling event or promotion or a person or promoter involved in an unarmed combat sports or entertainment wrestling event or promotion.

(6)

Notwithstanding subsection (3) of this section and ORS 244.040 (Prohibited use of official position or office), a promoter shall compensate an official for services performed in relation to an event authorized under this chapter and shall reimburse an official for mileage and lodging expenses incurred by the official at a rate established by rule by the superintendent.

(7)

Subsection (6) of this section does not apply to an official assigned to an event supervised by an approved amateur athletic organization. [1987 c.789 §7; 1993 c.742 §125; 1993 c.744 §211a; 2003 c.142 §4; 2007 c.585 §12; 2017 c.235 §10]
Chapter 463

Notes of Decisions

Circuit court jurisdiction under ORS 463.995 to enjoin violations of chapter provisions does not divest tax court of jurisdiction to determine tax issues arising under chapter. TVKO v. Howland, 15 OTR 335 (2001), aff’d 335 Or 527, 73 P3d 905 (2003)


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