2007 ORS 293.590¹
Department to supervise state agency accounting
  • furnishing accounting services

(1) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall direct and control the accounting for all the fiscal affairs of the state government and agencies thereof, and shall provide for the maintenance of accounting records, including accounts stated in summary or in detail, for those fiscal affairs. The department is responsible for establishing and maintaining systems of accounting for state government and agencies thereof. The principles, standards and related requirements of those systems of accounting shall be as prescribed by the department and except as otherwise provided in this section shall be used by the state agencies thereof, unless otherwise directed by the department.

(2) In performing its functions under subsection (1) of this section, the department shall consult with the Secretary of State, State Treasurer and, to the extent it considers necessary or desirable, any other state agency or any federal agency.

(3) The department may, as its own facilities permit, furnish to any other state agency such accounting services (including labor), facilities and materials as are necessary, as determined by the department, for compliance by the state agency with subsection (1) of this section. The cost to the department of furnishing the services, facilities and materials, as determined by the department, shall be charged to the state agency and paid to the department in the same manner as other claims against the state agency are paid.

(4) This section is applicable to the Legislative Assembly and its officers and committees, the courts and their officers and committees, the Secretary of State and State Treasurer in the performance of the functions of their constitutional offices and the Public Defense Services Commission only at their option. [1967 c.454 §68; 1969 c.379 §1; 2003 c.449 §40]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority for division of fund into several subaccounts, (1977) Vol 38, p 1276

Chapter 293

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Duty or authority of Secretary of State to con­duct performance audits, (1985) Vol. 44, p 381

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 293—Administration of Public Funds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­293.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 293, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­293ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.