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3-302 Expenditures in City of Portland Candidate Elections.

(a)  No Individual or Entity shall expend funds to support or oppose a Candidate, except those collected from the sources and under the Contribution limits set forth in this Article.

(b)  An Entity shall register as a Political Committee under Oregon law within three (3) business days of making aggregate Independent Expenditures exceeding $750 in any Election Cycle to support or oppose one or more Candidates in any City of Portland Candidate Election.

(c)  Only the following Independent Expenditures are allowed per Election Cycle to support or oppose one or more Candidates in any particular City of Portland Candidate Election:

(1)  An Individual may make aggregate Independent Expenditures of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000).

(2)  A Small Donor Committee may make Independent Expenditures in any amounts from funds contributed in compliance with Section 3-301 above.

(3)  A Political Committee may make aggregate Independent Expenditures of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), provided that the Independent Expenditures are funded by means of Contributions to the Political Committee by Individuals in amounts not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) per Individual per year.