2007 ORS 291.305¹
Meaning of "administrative expenses" in law appropriating money or limiting expenditures
  • limitation not appropriation of money otherwise unavailable to agency

(1) As used in the laws enacted by the Legislative Assembly appropriating money or limiting expenditures, the term "administrative expenses" means, unless the context requires otherwise, those expenditures that are included under the classifications of expenditures, except debt service and special payments expenditure categories, which are prepared and prescribed, pursuant to ORS 291.206 (Guidance of agencies in completing budget forms), for the purpose of budget-making and accounting during the biennium for which such laws appropriating money or limiting expenditures are enacted.

(2) In the laws enacted by the Legislative Assembly, the establishment of maximum limits for expenditures from, or for the payment of administrative expenses from, fees, moneys or other revenues collected or received by any agency is not intended as an appropriation of moneys not otherwise available to such agency. [1963 c.182 §§1,3]

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.