2007 ORS 291.045¹
Definitions for ORS 291.045 and 291.047

As used in this section and ORS 291.047 (Public contract approval by Attorney General):

(1) "Information technology" includes, but is not limited to, all present and future forms of hardware, software and services for data processing, office automation and telecommunications.

(2) "State agency" includes every state officer, board, commission, department, institution, branch or agency of the state government, whose costs are paid wholly or in part from funds held in the State Treasury, except:

(a) The Legislative Assembly, the courts and their officers and committees; and

(b) The Public Defense Services Commission.

(3) "Public contract" means any acquisition, disposition, purchase, lease, sale or transfer of rights by a state agency of real or personal property, public improvements or services.

(4) "Public improvement" means projects for construction, reconstruction or renovation on real property by or for a state agency. [1997 c.869 §4; 2003 c.449 §22]

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.