ORS 279B.200¹
Definitions for ORS 279B.200 to 279B.240

As used in ORS 279B.200 (Definitions for ORS 279B.200 to 279B.240) to 279B.240 (Exclusion of recycled oils prohibited):

(1) "Brand name or equal specification" means a specification that uses one or more manufacturers’ names, makes, catalog numbers or similar identifying characteristics to describe the standard of quality, performance, functionality or other characteristics needed to meet the contracting agency’s requirements and that authorizes bidders or proposers to offer goods or services that are equivalent or superior to those named or described in the specification.

(2) "Brand name specification" means a specification limited to one or more products, brand names, makes, manufacturer’s names, catalog numbers or similar identifying characteristics.

(3) "Specification" means any description of the physical or functional characteristics of, or of the nature of, goods or services to be procured by a contracting agency. "Specification" may include a description of any requirement for inspecting, testing or preparing goods or services for delivery. When a solicitation required or authorized by ORS 279B.050 (Methods of source selection) (4) or (5) to be conducted under ORS 279B.055 (Competitive sealed bidding) or 279B.060 (Competitive sealed proposals) calls in whole or in part for the performance of personal services as designated under ORS 279A.055 (Personal services contracts), "specification" also includes any description of the characteristics or nature of the personal services. [2003 c.794 §72; 2007 c.764 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279B—Public Contracting - Public Procurements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors279B.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information