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ORS Chapter 244
Requires public disclosure of financial conflicts of interest
Requires designated elected and appointed officials to file annual disclosures of sources of economic interest
Limits gifts that an official may receive per calendar year
Applies to all elected and appointed officials, employees and volunteers at all levels of state and local government in all three branches
ORS 192.610 to ORS 192.690
2023 Updates:Enrolled HB 2805
Authorizes specific, limited reasons for which a public body may meet in a closed (executive) session.
ORS 171.725 to 171.785
Requires lobbyists to register
Requires lobbyists and the entities they represent to file periodic expenditure reports
Specifies prohibited conduct, such as contingency lobbying
The purpose of the rules adopted by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission is to provide guidance in the understanding of the provisions under the Commissions jurisdiction.
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) Chapter 199
The Commission has a variety of sanctions available after making a finding that a violation occurred. Sanctions range from letters of reprimand to civil penalties and forfeitures.
Oregon Procedural Rules: Compliance and Sanctions
Use the link below to access the most current version of the Attorney General's Public Records and Meetings Manual issued by the Oregon Department of Justice.
Attorney General's Public Records and Meetings Information & Manual
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