2007 ORS 291.342¹
Annual estimation of state revenues
  • apportionment among counties of any state property tax levy necessary to make up deficiency
  • quarterly estimates

(1) By August 15 of each year, but not earlier than 90 days from the end of the regular session, if any, of the Legislative Assembly held in that calendar year, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, with the assistance of the Department of Revenue, shall:

(a) Ascertain by computation and estimate the total amount of revenue available for state purposes for the current fiscal year; and

(b) Apportion the state tax levy on property, if any, among the several counties in the manner provided in ORS 291.445 (Certificate of state agency that issues general obligation bonds).

(2) In addition to the requirement in subsection (1) of this section, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services with the assistance of the Department of Revenue shall for each calendar quarter of the year ascertain by computation and estimate the total amount of revenue available for state purposes for the current fiscal year, as well as the amount of revenue received quarterly, cumulated throughout the biennium, and report its estimate to the Legislative Revenue Officer and to the Emergency Board, or if the Legislative Assembly is in session, to the Joint Committee on Ways and Means.

(3) In carrying out its duties under subsection (2) of this section, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall issue quarterly a statement setting forth the methodology and assumptions used in making the revenue estimate. Nothing in this subsection requires the statement to set forth procedures used or methods used to determine either the methodology or the assumptions. [Formerly 309.510; 1971 s.s. c.5 §3; 1975 c.789 §10; 1980 c.11 §1]

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.