ORS 292.043¹
Deduction for payment to foundations
  • rules

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Foundation" means:

(A) A tax exempt organization designated by a rule adopted by a state agency; or

(B) A tax exempt organization designated by the State Board of Higher Education to solicit contributions for the support of an institution of higher education under the jurisdiction of the board.

(b) "Salary and wages" has the meaning given that term in ORS 292.014 (Definitions for ORS 292.014 to 292.036).

(2) Any state official authorized to disburse funds in payment of salaries or wages of the officers and employees of a state agency, or of the officers, teachers, instructors and other employees of the Department of Higher Education, is authorized, upon written request of the individual, to deduct each month from the salary or wages of the individual the amount of money designated by the individual for payment to a foundation.

(3) The individual may withdraw the authorization at any time if the individual so notifies such officer in writing.

(4) The moneys so deducted shall be paid over promptly to the foundation designated by the individual. Subject to any rules prescribed by a state agency or the State Board of Higher Education, the state official authorized to disburse the funds in payment of salaries and wages may prescribe any procedures necessary to carry out this section. [1975 c.385 §1; 1995 c.612 §21; 2007 c.676 §4]

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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