(1) The State Treasurer, in the capacity of investment officer for the Oregon Investment Council, may lend moneys in the investment funds as provided in ORS 293.701 to 293.820 for the acquisition of:
(a) The voting machines or vote tally systems that the Secretary of State has contracted to sell to a county.
(b) Computers or computer systems for the purpose of maintaining and updating elector registration files or for establishing cross-county elector registration files, including those that the Secretary of State has contracted to sell to a county.
(2) The Voting Machine Account is established in the General Fund. The account consists of moneys lent to the Secretary of State under this section and payments collected from counties under ORS 246.600. Moneys in the account are continuously appropriated to the secretary for:
(a) The purchase of voting machines or vote tally systems or computers or computer systems described in subsection (1) of this section; and
(b) Repayment of moneys lent under this section, plus interest.
(3) Moneys lent under this section shall be repaid within five years together with interest at a rate agreed upon by the State Treasurer and the Secretary of State. [Formerly 258.425; 1993 c.713 §62; 1995 c.144 §17; 2005 c.755 §6]Section: Previous 246.530 246.540 246.550 246.560 246.565 246.570 246.580 246.590 246.600 246.610 246.810 246.820 246.830 246.910 246.990 Next
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