Or. Admin. R. 165-007-2020 - Timelines for the referrals to the November 3, 2020, General Election

(1) When a document is to be filed with the Secretary of State, Elections Division under this rule, the document must be delivered to, and actually received in its entirety, in the office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division, not later than 5:00 p.m. on the designated filing deadline date.
(2) The following timeline is adopted for the legislative referral of SJR 18 and HB 2270 to the statewide General Election on November 3, 2020, as directed in SB 116:
(a) February 27, 2020: Last day for joint legislative committee to designate a person to file the explanatory statement and provide the Elections Division with the ORESTAR account user name, first and last name, and contact information for that person.
(b) March 12, 2020:
(A) Last day for joint legislative committee to file final explanatory statement with the Secretary.
(B) Last day for joint legislative committee to file final ballot title with the Secretary.
(c) March 19, 2020: Last day for an elector dissatisfied with the explanatory statement, or ballot title to petition the Oregon Supreme Court for a different explanatory statement, or ballot title.
(d) August 4, 2020: Last day for court ordered changes to ballot title, and/or explanatory statement to be filed with the Secretary, or if the Supreme Court refers the ballot title to the Attorney General for modification, it is the deadline for the Attorney General to file the modified ballot title with the Secretary of State.
(e) August 25, 2020:
(A) Last day to file measure arguments to be included in the state voters' pamphlet.
(B) Last day for Legislative Assembly to submit arguments in support of the measure, as provided in ORS 251.245.
(f) August 31, 2020: Measure arguments become available for public inspection (ORS 251.145).
(g) September 3, 2020: Secretary of State certifies the ballot to the county election officials.


Or. Admin. R. 165-007-2020
ELECT 1-2020, adopt filed 02/11/2020, effective 2/11/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 246.150, ORS 254.465 & SB 116 (2019)

Statutes/Other Implemented: SB 116 (2019), SJR 18 (2019) & HB 2270 (2019)

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