2007 ORS 283.140¹
Central telephone, telecommunications, mail, shuttle bus and messenger service for state agencies
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(1) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall exercise budgetary management, supervision and control over all telephone and telecommunications service for all state agencies. The department may operate central mail, shuttle bus or messenger services for agencies located in Salem, Portland or other cities, where it would be economical so to do. The cost of maintaining and operating any central telephone exchange, switching system, network service and facility, intercity or intracity network trunk or line or switchboard, or the cost of mail, shuttle bus and messenger services, shall be charged to the various agencies served and paid to the department in the same manner as other claims against the agencies are paid.

(2) If the department operates central mail service, it shall:

(a) Approve or disapprove all state agency mail equipment or mail service acquisitions.

(b) Report biennially to the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services on opportunities for savings through state agency mail room centralization, consolidation and automation and through mail route coordination.

(3) The department shall adopt rules pursuant to which persons associated with government either temporarily or otherwise, including but not limited to unsalaried volunteers, part-time employees, contractors with the state and employees of contractors, political subdivisions and the federal government may use shuttle bus services.

(4) For the purposes of this section, "telecommunications" means media that communicate voice, data, text, images or video over a distance using electrical, electronic or light wave transmission media. [Formerly 291.660; 1971 c.110 §1; 1977 c.92 §1; 1993 c.724 §15; 1995 c.452 §15]

Notes of Decisions

Opera­tion of mail service does not make Oregon Depart­ment of Administrative Services agent of served agency for purposes of receiving time-sensitive ma­te­ri­als that are subject to statutory dead­lines for service or notice. Mabon v. Myers, 329 Or 1, 984 P2d 278 (1999)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 283—Interagency Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­283.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 283, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­283ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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