2013 ORS § 182.164¹
State agencies to develop and implement policy on relationship with tribes
  • cooperation with tribes

(1) A state agency shall develop and implement a policy that:

(a) Identifies individuals in the state agency who are responsible for developing and implementing programs of the state agency that affect tribes.

(b) Establishes a process to identify the programs of the state agency that affect tribes.

(c) Promotes communication between the state agency and tribes.

(d) Promotes positive government-to-government relations between the state and tribes.

(e) Establishes a method for notifying employees of the state agency of the provisions of ORS 182.162 (Definitions for ORS 182.162 to 182.168) to 182.168 (No right of action created by ORS 182.162 to 182.168) and the policy the state agency adopts under this section.

(2) In the process of identifying and developing the programs of the state agency that affect tribes, a state agency shall include representatives designated by the tribes.

(3) A state agency shall make a reasonable effort to cooperate with tribes in the development and implementation of programs of the state agency that affect tribes, including the use of agreements authorized by ORS 190.110 (Authority of units of local government and state agencies to cooperate). [2001 c.177 §2]

Note: See note under 182.162 (Definitions for ORS 182.162 to 182.168).