ORS 291.018¹
Conducting research
  • requiring administrative reports from agencies

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall conduct research for use in administrative planning, policy review and organization and methods improvement. Periodic administrative reports to the department and the Governor, designed to outline factually the quantitative and qualitative aspects of work performance by operating units, may be required of state agencies. The department may require submission of such information in reports as will permit sound analysis and will provide the basis for detecting administrative weaknesses, correcting performance difficulties and permitting better planning and management of state services.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 291—State Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­291.­html (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