(1) Any person alleging that an estimate or statement described in ORS 250.125 was prepared, filed or certified in violation of the procedures specified in ORS 250.125 or 250.127 may petition the Supreme Court seeking that the required procedures be followed and
stating the reasons the estimate or statement filed with the court does not satisfy
the required procedures. A petition is not allowed concerning the contents of the estimate or statement or
whether an estimate or statement should be prepared.
(2) If the petition is filed not later than the 85th day before the election at which
the measure is to be voted upon, the court shall review the procedures under which
the estimate or statement was prepared, filed and certified, hear arguments and determine
whether the procedures required under ORS 250.125 and 250.127 were satisfied. The review by the Supreme Court shall be conducted expeditiously to ensure the orderly
and timely conduct of the election at which the measure is to be submitted to the
(3) If the court determines that the procedures described in ORS 250.125 and 250.127 were not satisfied, the court shall order the preparation of a second estimate or
statement, to be prepared, filed and certified as provided in ORS 250.125 and 250.127 except that:
(a) The financial estimate committee created under ORS 250.125 shall prepare and file with the Secretary of State an estimate or statement not later
than two days following the decision of the court;
(b) A hearing shall be held within two days after the estimate or statement is filed;
(c) An estimate or statement shall be certified not later than seven days after the
decision of the court. The procedures under which the second estimate or statement is filed and certified
may not be appealed.
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