ORS 1.182¹
Court facilities security accounts
  • funding
  • expenditures
  • reports

(1) The county treasurer shall deposit moneys received under ORS 137.308 (Authorized uses of assessments) (2) into a court facilities security account maintained by the county treasurer. The following apply to the account:

(a) The moneys in the account and interest upon the account are reserved for the purpose of providing security in buildings that contain state court or justice court facilities other than the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Oregon Tax Court or office of the State Court Administrator located within the county.

(b) Expenditures by the county governing body from the court facilities security account shall be made only for developing or implementing a plan for court security improvement, emergency preparedness and business continuity under ORS 1.180 (Advisory committees on court security and emergency preparedness).

(c) Moneys deposited in the account under ORS 137.308 (Authorized uses of assessments) (2) and expended under the provisions of this section shall be in addition to any other moneys expended by the county on court facilities security programs and personnel. A county shall not reduce other expenditures on court facilities security programs and personnel by reason of the additional moneys provided under ORS 137.308 (Authorized uses of assessments) (2).

(d) The county treasurer may charge against the court facilities security account an administrative fee for the actual costs associated with maintaining the account. The total administrative fees charged each year may not exceed five percent of the moneys received under ORS 137.308 (Authorized uses of assessments) (2) for that year.

(e) The county treasurer shall provide to the county governing body, the Advisory Committee on Court Security and Emergency Preparedness and the presiding judge of the judicial district at least quarterly a financial report showing all revenues, deposits and expenditures from the court facilities security account maintained by the county treasurer. The county treasurer may charge against the court facilities security account the actual costs associated with providing financial reports under this paragraph.

(f) The presiding judge of the judicial district shall provide to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court a financial report showing all revenues, deposits and expenditures from the court facilities security account for each fiscal year. The report shall be submitted to the Chief Justice not later than August 30 of each year.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) of this section, a county may not reduce its actual operating expenditures on court facilities security programs and personnel, including funds from all local sources, exclusive of state and federal funds and other short term special funding, below the level of such expenditures in the preceding fiscal year beginning with the 1992-1993 fiscal year.

(3) A county may reduce the operating expenditures described in subsection (2) of this section if the reduction is in an amount no greater than the average reduction in general fund commitment to all county agencies during the fiscal period. [1993 c.637 §16; 2005 c.804 §2]

Chapter 1

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 436 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 1—Courts and Judicial Officers Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­001.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 1, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­001ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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