2017 ORS 190.490¹
Approval of agreement by Attorney General
  • filing of agreement
  • rules
  • exemptions

(1) Every agreement entered into under ORS 190.485 (Authority of state agency to exercise authority jointly with nation or national agency of other than United States) shall be submitted to the Attorney General before taking effect. The Attorney General shall determine whether the agreement is in proper form and compatible with the laws of this state. If the Attorney General determines that the agreement is improper in some respect, the Attorney General shall give written notice to the state agency concerning the specific respects in which the agreement fails to comply with law. Failure of the Attorney General to give such notice to the state agency within 30 days of submission of the agreement to the Attorney General’s office shall constitute approval of the agreement. The Attorney General may exempt certain agreements, classes of agreements or form agreements from the requirement that the agreement be approved by the Attorney General before taking effect.

(2) The state agency shall file any agreement made under ORS 190.485 (Authority of state agency to exercise authority jointly with nation or national agency of other than United States) with the Oregon Department of Administrative Services within 30 days of the effective date of the agreement. The department may adopt rules necessary for the administration of this subsection.

(3) This section does not apply to the Legislative Assembly, the courts and their officers and committees, the Secretary of State and the State Treasurer in the performance of the duties of their constitutional offices and the Public Defense Services Commission. [1991 c.137 §3; 2003 c.449 §33]

Note: See note under 190.480 (Definition for ORS 190.480 to 190.490).

Chapter 190

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Motor Vehicles Division to enter into agree­ment to administer “license” tax by mass transit district, (1974) Vol 37, p 229; authority of Oregon Coastal Zone Manage­ment Associa­tion to file suit on behalf of member counties to challenge validity of state law, (1977) Vol 38, p 792

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 190—Cooperation of Governmental Units; State Census; Arbitration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors190.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 190, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano190.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.