2017 ORS 243.555¹
Definitions for ORS 243.555 to 243.575

As used in ORS 243.555 (Definitions for ORS 243.555 to 243.575) to 243.575 (Computation of retirement and pension benefits):

(1) “Expense reimbursement plan” means a plan established by the Public Employees’ Benefit Board in accordance with state and federal tax laws to reimburse qualified employee expenses.

(2) “Payroll disbursing officer” means the state officer or official authorized to disburse moneys in payment of salaries and wages of employees of a state agency.

(3) “Qualified employee expenses” includes expenses for dependent care, medical expenses, insurance premiums and any other expenses qualified for tax free reimbursement under the federal Internal Revenue Code.

(4) “State agency” means every state officer, board, commission, department or other activity of state government. [1987 c.621 §2; 1997 c.222 §46]

Note: See note under 243.550 (Dependent care assistance plan).

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.