Oregon Statutes - Chapter 251 - Voters' Pamphlet - Section 251.245 - Committee to prepare and file argument in support of measure referred by legislature.

(1) For any measure referred to the electors by the Legislative Assembly, an argument prepared by the Legislative Assembly in support of the measure may be printed in the votersí pamphlet. The size and length of an argument under this section shall be determined as specified in ORS 251.255.

(2) A joint committee consisting of one Senator, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and two Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shall be appointed to prepare the argument. The committee shall file the argument with the Secretary of State not later than the 70th day before a general election or the 68th day before a special election held on the date of any primary election. There shall be no fee for including an argument submitted under this section in the votersí pamphlet. [Formerly 255.465; 1987 c.267 §33; 1995 c.712 §43; 1999 c.318 §17]

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