2013 ORS § 351.052¹
Biennial funding request

(1)(a) On or before April 1 of each even-numbered year, each public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) must submit to an office designated by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission as being responsible for university coordination a funding request applicable to the biennium beginning on July 1 of the following year; and

(b) On or before May 1 of each even-numbered year, the office designated under paragraph (a) of this subsection shall consolidate the funding requests from public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) and submit the consolidated funding requests to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

(2) On or before September 1 of each even-numbered year, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall submit a funding request to the Governor on behalf of all the public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities).

(3) The Governors biennial budget submitted to the Legislative Assembly may include the Higher Education Coordinating Commissions funding request for public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities). [2011 c.637 §21; 2012 c.104 §7; 2013 c.747 §207; 2013 c.768 §42]

Note: The amendments to 351.052 (Biennial funding request) by section 207, chapter 747, Oregon Laws 2013, and section 42, chapter 768, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2014. See section 204, chapter 747, Oregon Laws 2013, and section 171, chapter 768, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative until July 1, 2014, including amendments by section 7, chapter 104, Oregon Laws 2012, is set forth for the users convenience.

351.052 (Biennial funding request). (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) 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.

(3) 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.

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

(5) 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.