2013 ORS § 283.143¹
Surcharge for telecommunications services
  • purpose
  • exempt agencies

(1) To encourage utilization of statewide integrated videoconferencing and statewide online access services, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall, in addition to any other charge or assessment for providing telecommunications services to state agencies, impose upon each agency and public corporation a surcharge, in an amount established by the department. All surcharge moneys collected shall be deposited in the Oregon Department of Administrative Services Operating Fund, and may be expended only for state agency and public corporation telecommunication and videoconferencing activities, under such terms and conditions as the department may prescribe.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall not impose the surcharge established by this section on the Oregon University System or the Oregon Health and Science University. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall enter into an agreement with the Oregon University System and the Oregon Health and Science University on the amounts to be paid by the Oregon University System and the Oregon Health and Science University to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services in lieu of the surcharge provided for in this section. [1997 c.596 §2; 2009 c.762 §52]