ORS 240.990¹

(1) Subject to ORS 153.022 (Authority of agency to specify rule violation as particular level of violation), any person who willfully violates any provision of this chapter or of the rules thereunder is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding one year, or both.

(2) Any person who fails to appear in response to a subpoena or to answer any question or produce any books or papers pertinent to any investigation or hearing authorized by this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(3) A state officer or employee who fails to comply with any provision of this chapter or of any rule, regulation or order thereunder is subject to all penalties and remedies provided by law for failure of a public officer or employee to do an act required of a public officer or employee by law.

(4) Any person who is convicted of a misdemeanor under this chapter shall, for a period of five years, be ineligible for appointment to or employment in a position in the state service, and if the person is an officer or employee of the state, shall be deemed guilty of malfeasance in office and shall be subject to forfeit of the office or position. [Amended by 1999 c.1051 §301]


Chapter 240

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employes Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of Chapter 243. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Completed Cita­tions

Beistel v. Pub. Employe Rela­tions Bd., 6 Or App 115, 486 P2d 1305 (1971)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Changing regular eight-hour day and 40-hour week without overtime pay, (1972) Vol 35, p 1291; state agencies paying carpooling employes' parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015; uniform collective bargaining agree­ments for like classes of employes, (1978) Vol 38, p 1694; employe classifica­tion of deputy public defenders, (1979) Vol 39, p 726

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 38 (1971); 16 WLR 341 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 240—State Personnel Relations, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors240.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 240, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­240ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information