ORS 294.505¹
Division of Audits to issue notification of budgetary irregularities
  • Department of Revenue to advise municipal corporation of correct procedures

(1) The Division of Audits created by ORS 297.020 (Functions and duties of Division of Audits) shall notify the municipal corporation and Department of Revenue of any irregularities in the budget procedure of the municipal corporation which is brought to its attention in the audits prepared by the division or brought to its attention in audits which are required to be filed with the division.

(2) If the Department of Revenue finds from the information submitted by the Division of Audits pursuant to subsection (1) of this section that ORS 294.305 (Sections constituting Local Budget Law) to 294.565 (Failure to file copy of required budget, reports or other documents) have not been followed, the Department of Revenue shall order the municipal corporation to correct its procedures in the preparation of its subsequent budgets. The order shall set forth the irregularities and the steps necessary to prevent such irregularities from happening in the future. Such order shall be a public record. [1963 c.576 §34a]

Notes of Decisions

Tax court properly invalidated sanitary authority's proposed tax where authority had sufficient federal grant and other funds available to meet pay­ments due on its bonds without tax. Bashaw, Dept. of Rev. v. Bear Creek Valley San. Auth., 287 Or 113, 597 P2d 822 (1979)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Budgeting deferred compensa­tion assets and liabilities, (1976) Vol 37, p 1284; exclusion of municipal financial activities with respect to urban renewal agency projects, (1977) Vol 38, p 1062

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 294—County and Municipal Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors294.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 294, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­294ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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