2015 ORS § 182.132¹
Ability to offer government services through portal
  • convenience fee

(1) The State Chief Information Officer, with the advice of the Electronic Government Portal Advisory Board, shall provide the ability for state agencies to offer government services by means of an electronic government portal. The electronic government portal must be secure and must comply with the information security rules, policies and standards that the State Chief Information Officer adopts under ORS 182.122 (Information systems security in executive department) and meet the usability standards developed in cooperation with the advisory board.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1) of this section, the State Chief Information Officer, under the provisions of the Public Contracting Code, may contract with an electronic government portal provider in a manner that is consistent with the State Chief Information Officers rules, policies and standards.

(3)(a) The State Chief Information Officer may charge members of the public a convenience fee or may authorize an electronic government portal provider to charge a convenience fee for an electronic government service if the advisory board recommends that the State Chief Information Officer charge or authorize a convenience fee for the electronic government service. The convenience fee must reflect the costs incurred in hosting, operating, maintaining or implementing the electronic government portal.

(b) The State Chief Information Officer shall cooperate with the advisory board to identify the electronic government portals or governmental services to which the convenience fee applies.

(4) The State Chief Information Officer may adopt rules to implement the provisions of this section.

(5) Not later than the beginning of each odd-numbered year regular legislative session, the State Chief Information Officer shall prepare and submit to the Legislative Assembly a report in the manner provided in ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature) that summarizes the State Chief Information Officers activities under the provisions of this section. [2009 c.829 §3; 2011 c.545 §30; 2015 c.807 §15]

Note: See note under 182.126 (Definitions).