ORS 292.026¹
Issuing payroll checks

(1) After preparation of the payroll, the aggregate amount as prescribed by ORS 292.024 (Warrant for aggregate amount allowed plus assessments) shall be deposited in the Joint Payroll Account. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may issue checks in the proper amount even though reimbursement funds payable to the Joint Payroll Account are not available on the date of issuance. The checks shall be drawn on the State Treasurer and be payable from the Joint Payroll Account. The checks shall be issued to:

(a) The officers and employees of the state agency who are entitled to receive payments under the payroll as allowed by the department.

(b) The persons, public or private, including persons responsible for holding or investing an officer or employee’s individual retirement account, section 408, Internal Revenue Code of 1954, in effect on January 1, 1987, entitled to receive the authorized employee deductions under the payroll as allowed by the department.

(c) Banks, savings and loan associations or credit unions, including persons responsible for holding or investing an officer or employee’s individual retirement account entitled to receive direct deposit of payroll checks as preauthorized by employee.

(2) Checks issued under subsection (1)(b) or (c) of this section may be for the aggregate amount due under the payroll to the person, public or private, entitled to receive the money or the department may utilize an automatic or electronic transfer of funds system authorized by the State Treasurer’s office in lieu of issuing checks. The department may, where monthly payments are not required, issue checks less frequently than monthly to the persons, public or private, entitled to receive payments under subsection (1)(b) of this section. [1955 c.495 §6; 1967 c.454 §82; 1969 c.378 §5; 1979 c.718 §1; 1981 c.567 §1; 1985 c.355 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority for voluntary pension trust program for public employes not in educa­tion, (1971) Vol 35, p 998; constitu­tionality of legislative pro­hi­bi­­tion of pay­ment of salary to judges who have failed to file case comple­tion certificate, (1981) Vol 41, p 382

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 292—Salaries and Expenses of State Officers and Employees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors292.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 292, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­292ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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