ORS 285A.708¹
Oregon Port Revolving Fund
  • creation
  • purposes
  • sources
  • debt limit

(1) There is created within the State Treasury a revolving fund known as the Oregon Port Revolving Fund, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Moneys in this fund are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission for the following purposes:

(a) Administrative expenses of the commission in processing applications and investigating proposed projects.

(b) Payment of loans to port districts pursuant to ORS 285A.666 (Definitions for ORS 285A.666 to 285A.732) to 285A.732 (Short title).

(c) Administrative expenses of the Economic and Community Development Department relating to ports. In any one year, administrative expenses charged under this paragraph may not be greater than the total revenues received in that year from fees provided for in subsection (2)(a) of this section, plus an amount not to exceed five percent of the total asset value of the fund.

(2) The fund created by subsection (1) of this section shall consist of:

(a) Application fees required by ORS 285A.672 (Commission review of application) (2).

(b) Repayment of moneys loaned to port districts or others from the Oregon Port Revolving Fund, including interest on such moneys.

(c) Payment of such moneys as may be appropriated to the fund by the Legislative Assembly.

(d) Moneys obtained from any interest accrued from such funds.

(3) Outstanding debt on the fund shall not exceed 95 percent of all deposits, accounts payable, and other assets of the fund.

(4) No money shall be expended from the Oregon Port Revolving Fund for any economic development study costing more than $50,000 unless a work plan and budget for such study has been provided to appropriate legislative committees. [Formerly 285.915; 2001 c.883 §19; 2007 c.354 §13; 2007 c.804 §30]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Pledge of port district's taxes as collateral for loan from Port Revolving Fund, (1978) Vol 38, p 1708

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285A—Economic Development I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors285A.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 285A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­285aano.­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