2017 ORS 243.850¹
Qualified football coaches plan
  • participation
  • salary deduction

(1) An eligible football coach and the governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) may enter into an agreement to provide that:

(a) The coach’s salary will be reduced monthly by a stated amount that is not less than $25 a month, or the coach will forgo monthly a salary increase of a stated amount that is not less than $25 a month; and

(b) The governing board will contribute monthly an amount equal to the stated amount determined under paragraph (a) of this subsection for the month to a designated qualified football coaches plan. The amount contributed by the employer shall not exceed the stated amount.

(2) The amount by which an eligible football coach’s salary or wages is reduced by reason of the salary reduction or forgoing of a salary increase authorized by subsection (1) of this section shall continue to be included as regular compensation for the purpose of computing the retirement, pension and Social Security benefits earned by the coach, but that amount shall not be considered current taxable income for the purpose of computing federal and state income taxes withheld on behalf of that coach.

(3) For the purposes of this section:

(a) “Eligible football coach” means a staff member of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) who primarily coaches football as a full-time employee of a four-year university described in 26 U.S.C. 170(b)(1)(A)(ii).

(b) “Qualified football coaches plan” has the meaning given that term in 29 U.S.C. 1002(37). [1991 c.604 §1; 1993 c.160 §1; 1997 c.11 §5; 2003 c.14 §114; 2013 c.768 §116; 2015 c.767 §68]

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.