2015 ORS 184.406¹
Prerequisites of grant agreement

The Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services may not execute a grant agreement authorized by ORS 184.404 (Grant agreements) until the director has determined that:

(1) The City of Portland has made a written request to the director to execute and deliver the grant agreement;

(2) A Major League Baseball franchise has agreed to locate and be based in Portland and has entered into a legally binding commitment to remain in Portland for at least the term of the grant agreement;

(3) All funding to build the major league stadium that is not based on the grant agreement has been committed;

(4) No grantee is both a public body and a guarantor for the repayment of bonds or other indebtedness that is to be repaid through use of grant moneys;

(5) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services has provided a written report regarding the estimated and actual incremental baseball tax revenues to, and has solicited comments from, the advisory committee described in subsection (6) of this section relating to the following provisions of the proposed grant agreement:

(a) The methodology for estimating the incremental baseball tax revenues;

(b) The methodology for determining the actual incremental baseball tax revenues; and

(c) The requirement that estimated and actual incremental baseball tax revenues be based on the Oregon personal income tax rates in effect when the grant agreement is executed or for the period for which the taxes are collected, whichever is greater, even if those rates are subsequently reduced; and

(6) An advisory committee, consisting of two legislators appointed by the President of the Senate, two legislators appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and one person appointed by the Governor, has reviewed the provisions of the proposed grant agreement listed in subsection (5) of this section. [2003 c.808 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 184—Administrative Services and Transportation Departments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors184.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.