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SB 10 - Legislative Ethics Reform - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

Kate Brown voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Kate Brown made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (27-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Ethics Reform

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes more stringent standards for ethics violations by legislative and executive officials.

Highlights:
- Charges public bodies for the expenses incurred by the Oregon Government Standards and Practices Commission (OGSPC) (sec. 2). - Requires lobbyists to submit spending disclosure reports four times per year instead of annually (sec. 5). - Requires registered lobbyists to disclose the amount of money they spend on lobbying, including an itemized description of gifts over $25 made to legislative or executive officials (sec. 6). - Requires the OGSPC to make registrations, statements and reports available for public inspection and copying, and to create an electronic filing system with online accessibility for the public (sec. 8). - Raises the fine for anyone who violates the OGSPC rules from $1,000 to $5,000 (sec. 10). - Prohibits the use of campaign funds to pay legal expenses or ethics fines incurred while in office (sec. 14). - Imposes a one-legislative-session waiting period on members of the legislature before they are eligible to enter a career as a lobbyist (sec. 15). - Prohibits public officials and candidates for public office from accepting gifts over $50 in value from a source with a legislative or administrative interest in the governmental agency in which the public official is employed (sec. 18).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Legislative Ethics Reform

Sponsors

  • Kate Brown (OR - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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