2015 ORS 243.285¹
Salary deductions
  • payment of moneys deducted

(1) Upon receipt of the request in writing of an eligible employee so to do, the payroll disbursing officer authorized to disburse funds in payment of the salary or wages of the eligible employee may deduct from the salary or wages of the employee an amount of money indicated in the request for payment of the applicable amount set forth in benefit plans selected by the employee or selected on the employee’s behalf for:

(a) Group health and related services and supplies, including such insurance for family members of the eligible employee.

(b) Group life insurance, including life insurance for family members of the eligible employee.

(c) Group dental and related services and supplies, or any other remedial care recognized by state law and related services and supplies, recognized under state law, including such insurance for family members of the eligible employee.

(d) Group indemnity insurance for accidental death and dismemberment and for loss of income due to accident, sickness or other disability, including such insurance for family members of the eligible employee.

(e) Other benefits, including self-insurance programs, that are approved and provided by the Public Employees’ Benefit Board.

(2) Moneys deducted under subsection (1) of this section shall be paid over promptly:

(a) To the carriers or persons responsible for payment of premiums to carriers, in accordance with the terms of the contracts made by the eligible employees or on their behalf; or

(b) With respect to self-insurance benefits, in accordance with rules, procedures and directions of the Public Employees’ Benefit Board. [1979 c.469 §13; 1997 c.222 §41; 2003 c.640 §4]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 243, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano243.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.