2015 ORS 180.180¹
Department of Justice Operating Account

(1) The Department of Justice Operating Account is created in the General Fund. Moneys credited to the account are continuously appropriated to the Department of Justice for the purpose of paying expenses incurred by the department, including those incurred by the Division of Child Support, but not including expenses described in ORS 180.095 (Department of Justice Protection and Education Revolving Account), that are reimbursable from the Department of Justice Protection and Education Revolving Account.

(2) All moneys received by the Department of Justice pursuant to its activities, except those received and creditable to the Department of Justice Protection and Education Revolving Account, shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Department of Justice Operating Account.

(3)(a) Subject to paragraph (b) of this subsection, subaccounts may be used in the Department of Justice Operating Account whenever the Department of Justice determines that operating needs of the department so require.

(b) The department shall deposit moneys received by the department from officers, departments, boards and commissions of state government under ORS 180.160 (Charges for services to public agencies) and 180.170 (Billing for services to public agencies) into a subaccount in the Department of Justice Operating Account.

(4) In order to facilitate financing the operating expenses of the Department of Justice described in subsection (1) of this section, with the approval of the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, the Department of Justice may at any time during the biennium transfer to the Department of Justice Operating Account any funds the department considers necessary, not to exceed $800,000, from funds appropriated to the department for a biennial period. Funds transferred under this subsection shall be retransferred from the Department of Justice Operating Account to the appropriation from which the original transfer was made. The retransfers shall be accomplished prior to the last day of each biennial period.

(5) With the approval of the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, the Department of Justice may at any time during the biennium transfer from the subaccount described in subsection (3)(b) of this section to the General Fund any amounts the department determines will not be needed to meet the responsibilities imposed on the department under the current biennial budget or under any laws governing the department. [1971 c.85 §2; 1981 c.657 §4; 2009 c.820 §2; 2011 c.182 §1]

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Notes of Decisions

State Accident Insurance Fund Corpora­tion is subject to the pro­vi­sions of this chapter relating to legal representa­tion. Frohnmayer v. SAIF, 61 Or App 147, 655 P2d 1098 (1982), aff'd 294 Or 570, 660 P2d 1061 (1983)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Legal business of Oregon Medical Insurance Pool is not part of state's legal affairs and Attorney General may not provide advice or legal assistance to pool or its board of directors except at request of state of­fi­cer or agency, (1989) Vol 46, p 155


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 180—Attorney General; Department of Justice, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors180.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 180, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano180.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.