2011 ORS § 279A.055¹
Personal services contracts
(1) Except as provided in ORS 279A.140 (State procurement of goods and services), a contracting agency may enter into personal services contracts. The provisions of this section do not relieve a contracting agency of the duty to comply with ORS 279A.140 (State procurement of goods and services), any other law applicable to state agencies or applicable city or county charter provisions.
(2) A state contracting agency with procurement authority under ORS 279A.050 (Procurement authority) or a local contract review board by ordinance, resolution, administrative rule or other regulation may designate certain service contracts or classes of service contracts as personal services contracts. [2003 c.794 §8; 2005 c.103 §4]