Policies and Procedures for Filing and Processing Statements for the State Voter’s Pamphlet
Designating the State Voters’ Pamphlet Manual and Forms
The Secretary of State designates the State Voters’ Pamphlet Manual, revised 01/2016 and associated forms as the procedures and forms to be used to submit candidate statements, measure arguments, statements of arguments by any political party or assembly of electors, arguments in support of a legislative referral, explanatory statements, financial estimates and statements, statements prepared by the Legislative Counsel Committee under ORS 251.225 and county or metropolitan service district measures submitted under ORS 251.285.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 246.150, 251.014, 251.065,
Stats. Implemented: ORS 251.046, 251.065, 251.075, 251.085, 251.087 & 251.095, 251.115, 251.255, 251.285
Hist.: ELECT 9-2014, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-14; ELECT 13-2015, f. 12-31-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16; ELECT 2-2016, f. & cert. ef. 7-6-16
Inclusion Fees for County and Metropolitan Service District Measures
(1) The purpose of this rule is to establish a schedule of fees for counties or metropolitan service districts filing measures to be included in the State Voters' Pamphlet.
(2) Each argument for a county or metropolitan service district measure filed with the county must be accompanied by a filing fee not to exceed $300 or a verified petition containing not more than a number of signatures equal to 1,000 electors eligible to vote on the measure or 10 percent of the total of such electors, whichever is less.
(3) The county or metropolitan service district shall pay the Secretary of State a fee for each argument based on the population of the county or metropolitan service district. The fee schedule is as follows:
(a) For a county or district with a population of less than 10,000 within a county — $100.00;
(b) For a county or district with a population between 10,000 and 50,000 within a county — $200.00;
(c) For a county or district with a population over 50,000 within a county or service district — $300.
(4) Each page consumed by the ballot title and explanatory statement will be billed to the county or district at the same rate described in section (3) of this rule.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 246.150
Stats. Implemented: ORS 251.285
Hist.: ELECT 4-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-23-98 thru 4-21-98; ELECT 8-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-2-98; ELECT 3-2000, f. & cert ef. 1-14-00; ELECT 15-2000, f. & cert. ef. 8-7-00; ELECT 7-2006, f. & cert. ef. 4-18-06; ELECT 6-2010, f. & cert. ef. 11-1-10
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