ORS 279C.825¹
  • rules

(1)(a) The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries, by rule, shall establish a fee to be paid by the public agency that awards a public works contract subject to ORS 279C.800 (Definitions for ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870) to 279C.870 (Civil action to enforce payment of prevailing rates of wage). The fee shall be used to pay the costs of:

(A) Surveys to determine the prevailing rates of wage;

(B) Administering and providing investigations under and enforcement of ORS 279C.800 (Definitions for ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870) to 279C.870 (Civil action to enforce payment of prevailing rates of wage); and

(C) Providing educational programs on public contracting law under the Public Contracting Code.

(b) The fee shall be 0.1 percent of the contract price. However, in no event may a fee be charged and collected that is more than $5,000 or less than $100.

(2) The commissioner shall pay moneys received under this section into the State Treasury. The moneys shall be credited to the Prevailing Wage Education and Enforcement Account created by ORS 651.185 (Prevailing Wage Education and Enforcement Account).

(3) The public agency shall pay the fee at the time the public agency enters into the public works contract. [2003 c.794 §178; 2007 c.844 §7]

Note: Section 8, chapter 844, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 8. Notwithstanding the maximum and minimum fee amounts set forth in ORS 279C.825 (Fees) (1)(b), for public works contracts entered into on or after the effective date of this 2007 Act [January 1, 2008] and before January 1, 2011, the fee charged and collected may not be more than $7,500 or less than $250. [2007 c.844 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279C—Public Contracting - Public Improvements and Related Contracts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors279C.­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.
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