2011 ORS § 357.610¹
Conformity to ORS 357.400 to 357.621 by libraries organized prior to enactment of those statutes
  • effect on executed library contracts

(1) Libraries organized under Oregon laws prior to September 13, 1975, are continued, and may have their organizations changed so as to conform to ORS 357.001 (Legislative findings) to 357.200 (Miscellaneous Receipts Account), 357.330 (Definitions for ORS 357.330 to 357.370), 357.360 (Compliance with laws on taxes and bonds required), 357.400 (Definitions for ORS 357.400 to 357.621) to 357.621 (Public hearings required prior to abolishing or withdrawing support from public library), 357.975 (Willful detention of library property) and 357.990 (Penalties) by resolution of the governing body of the local government unit which established the library. The resolution shall outline the procedure necessary to be taken for such change.

(2) Nothing contained in ORS 357.001 (Legislative findings) to 357.200 (Miscellaneous Receipts Account), 357.330 (Definitions for ORS 357.330 to 357.370), 357.360 (Compliance with laws on taxes and bonds required), 357.400 (Definitions for ORS 357.400 to 357.621) to 357.621 (Public hearings required prior to abolishing or withdrawing support from public library), 357.975 (Willful detention of library property) and 357.990 (Penalties) shall affect nor change the terms of any library contract executed prior to September 13, 1975. However, by mutual consent, the parties to the contract may amend the contract so as to make it conform to all or any of the provisions of ORS 357.001 (Legislative findings) to 357.200 (Miscellaneous Receipts Account), 357.330 (Definitions for ORS 357.330 to 357.370), 357.360 (Compliance with laws on taxes and bonds required), 357.400 (Definitions for ORS 357.400 to 357.621) to 357.621 (Public hearings required prior to abolishing or withdrawing support from public library), 357.975 (Willful detention of library property) and 357.990 (Penalties). [Amended by 1975 c.476 §27]