2015 ORS 21.007¹
Legislative intent relating to funding certain programs, services and activities

It is the intent of the Legislative Assembly that funding be provided to the following entities by appropriations each biennium to fund programs, services and activities that were funded through court fees before the 2011-2013 biennium:

(1) To the counties of this state for the purposes of funding mediation services, conciliation services and other services in domestic relations cases.

(2) To the counties of this state for the purposes of funding the operation of law libraries or of providing law library services.

(3) To Portland State University and the University of Oregon to fund the programs and expenses of the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government and the University of Oregon School of Law under ORS 36.100 (Policy for ORS 36.100 to 36.238) to 36.238 (Application of ORS 36.210 and 36.220 to 36.238) and 183.502 (Authority of agencies to use alternative means of dispute resolution).

(4) To the Housing and Community Services Department for the purpose of funding programs that defray the cost of rent for dwelling units for very low income households.

(5) To the Higher Education Coordinating Commission to fund clinical legal education programs at accredited institutions of higher education that provide civil legal services to victims of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault.

(6) To the State Department of Agriculture for the purpose of funding mediation programs established by the department, other than individual farm credit mediations.

(7) To the Judicial Department for the purposes of funding the appellate settlement program established under ORS 2.560 (Rules).

(8) To the Department of Human Services for the funding of the Office of Children’s Advocate. [2011 c.595 §3; 2012 c.48 §8; 2013 c.768 §100; 2015 c.767 §44]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 21—State Court Fees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors021.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.