2011 ORS § 351.052¹
Biennial funding request
  • performance compact
  • report on performance
  • rules

(1) For the purposes of this section, performance compact means an agreement between the State Board of Higher Education and the State of Oregon to achieve certain performance targets in order to enhance the success of Oregon University System students in exchange for consideration of the appropriations sought in a funding request submitted by the State Board of Higher Education to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(2)(a) On or before May 1 of each even-numbered year, the State Board of Higher Education shall submit a draft funding request to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for the Oregon University System, applicable to the biennium beginning on July 1 of the following year. The draft funding request must include a performance compact.

(b) If the Higher Education Coordinating Commission approves the draft funding request and performance compact, or approves the draft funding request and performance compact with modifications, the commission shall take such action prior to August 15 of the same even-numbered year.

(c) If the Higher Education Coordinating Commission rejects the draft funding request and performance compact, the commission shall take such action prior to June 15 of the same even-numbered year. In returning the rejected draft funding request and performance compact to the State Board of Higher Education, the commission shall give specific direction to the board regarding the changes necessary to earn commission approval.

(3) On or before September 1 of each even-numbered year, the State Board of Higher Education shall submit the funding request and performance compact to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the Oregon University System.

(4) The Governors biennial budget submitted to the Legislative Assembly may include the State Board of Higher Educations funding request submitted to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the Oregon University System. Any funding request approved by the Legislative Assembly must specify that the moneys be appropriated to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for allocation to the Oregon University System.

(5) The funding request must include, in addition to the performance compact, a report on performance from the previous bienniums performance compact.

(6) The State Board of Higher Education shall, by rule, establish a framework for the development of a performance compact that must accompany the funding request to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services. The framework must address, among other issues, the issue of tuition affordability for students. [2011 c.637 §21]

Note: 351.052 (Biennial funding request) becomes operative July 1, 2012. See section 292, chapter 637, Oregon Laws 2011.

Note: Sections 22 and 22a, chapter 637, Oregon Laws 2011, provide:

Sec. 22. Sections 21 [351.052 (Biennial funding request)] and 21a [351.054 (Budgetary items in funding request)] of this 2011 Act apply to biennia beginning on or after July 1, 2015. [2011 c.637 §22]

Sec. 22a. (1) On or before September 1, 2012, the State Board of Higher Education shall submit a funding request and performance compact for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the Oregon University System.

(2) The Governors biennial budget submitted to the Legislative Assembly for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, may include the State Board of Higher Educations funding request submitted to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the Oregon University System. Any funding request approved by the Legislative Assembly must specify that the moneys be appropriated to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for allocation to the Oregon University System.

(3) The State Board of Higher Education shall, by rule, establish a framework for the development of the performance compact that must accompany the funding request to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the biennium beginning July 1, 2013. The framework must address, among other issues, the issue of tuition affordability for students.

(4) The State Board of Higher Education is authorized to:

(a) Request, as part of the funding request under subsection (1) of this section, appropriations for budgetary items, including but not limited to education and general operations, statewide public services, state funded debt service, capital improvements and other special initiatives and investments; and

(b) Allocate moneys, from funds appropriated to the board and other available moneys, among the office of the Chancellor of the Oregon University System, public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Oregon University System) and offices, departments and activities under the control of the board. [2011 c.637 §22a]