ORS 267.203¹
Authority to enter into transaction for electricity or diesel fuel

(1) A mass transit district may enter into transactions with persons or entities for the supply or delivery of electricity or diesel fuel on an economic, dependable and cost-effective basis, including transactions involving financial products contracts and agreements for exchange of fixed and variable pricing agreements and other service contracts that reduce the risk of economic losses in transactions for the supply or delivery of electricity or diesel fuel.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a mass transit district may not enter into a transaction for the supply or delivery of electricity or diesel fuel that:

(a) Constitutes the investment of surplus funds for the purpose of receiving interest or other earnings from the investment; or

(b) Is for any purpose other than the supply or delivery of electricity or diesel fuel on a cost-effective basis. [2007 c.894 §6]

Note: 267.203 (Authority to enter into transaction for electricity or diesel fuel) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 267 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of mass transit district’s district board to refer ordinance to voters, (1979) Vol 40, p 167

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 267—Mass Transit Districts; Transportation Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors267.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 267, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano267.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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.
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