2015 ORS 184.705¹
Operating agreements

(1) The Department of Transportation, in a manner determined by the Oregon Transportation Commission, may enter into operating agreements with any person. The agreements may include, but are not limited to, provisions with respect to:

(a) Services to be rendered;

(b) Routes to be served;

(c) Schedules to be provided;

(d) Compensation to be paid;

(e) Equipment to be used;

(f) Points to be served;

(g) Terminals to be used;

(h) Qualifications of operating employees;

(i) Accounting and reporting procedures; and

(j) Termination dates.

(2) To the extent practicable the department shall enter into operating agreements with carriers authorized by the department to perform passenger transportation services pursuant to ORS 824.020 (Definitions for ORS 824.020 to 824.042) to 824.042 (Department to participate in contested abandonment proceedings) or ORS chapter 825. [1977 c.230 §13; 1989 c.171 §25; 1997 c.275 §1]

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.