2017 ORS 243.035¹
Premiums and administrative costs to be budgeted and paid by public employers

(1) The premiums and administrative costs incurred by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for the insurance provided for in ORS 243.005 (Definitions for ORS 243.005 to 243.045) to 243.045 (Police and firefighters considered common group for certain purposes) shall be paid by the affected public employers and shall not come from funds of the Public Employees Retirement System.

(2) Every public employer shall include in its budget amounts sufficient to pay the annual premiums accruing on the policies of insurance issued pursuant to ORS 243.005 (Definitions for ORS 243.005 to 243.045) to 243.045 (Police and firefighters considered common group for certain purposes), and amounts sufficient to reimburse the Oregon Department of Administrative Services for its administrative expenses incurred under ORS 243.005 (Definitions for ORS 243.005 to 243.045) to 243.045 (Police and firefighters considered common group for certain purposes). [Subsection (1) enacted as 1971 c.692 §9; subsection (2) enacted as 1971 c.692 §10]

Notes of Decisions

Retire­ment and life insurance benefits for police of­fi­cers and firemen are matters of predominantly state concern, rather than local concern. La Grande/Astoria v. Public Employes Retire­ment Board, 281 Or 137, 576 P2d 1204 (1978)

Const. Art. XI §2, providing that “Legislative Assembly shall not enact, amend, or repeal any charter or act of incorpora­tion for any municipality, city or town,” did not deny legislature authority to enact statewide standards for police and fire fighters retire­ment and insurance benefits. La Grande/Astoria v. PERB, 284 Or 173, 586 P2d 765 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of po­lit­i­cal subdivision participating in Public Employes’ Retire­ment System to obtain fringe benefit plans for employes, (1975) Vol 37, p 714

Chapter 243

Notes of Decisions

Effect of Public Employe Rela­tions Act is to modify authority of Personnel Division so that, while division retains responsibility for es­tab­lishing general job salary grades and classifica­tions, specific salary within each range which is paid to employe in public employe bargaining unit is subject to negotia­tion or arbitra­tion under terms of this chapter. AFSCME v. Executive Dept., 52 Or App 457, 628 P2d 1228 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

Provision of collective bargaining agree­ment giving present employes lateral transfer rights was valid under ORS 240.321 (Collective bargaining) and fact that its imple­menta­tion resulted in male succeeding female employe did not violate state af­firm­a­tive ac­tion statutes. State Executive Dept. v. OPEU, 91 Or App 124, 754 P2d 582 (1988)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State agencies paying carpooling employes’ parking fees, (1974) Vol 36, p 1015

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 23, 44 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 243—Public Employee Rights and Benefits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.