2015 ORS 268.357¹
Authority to sell certain information
  • marketing agreements
  • confidentiality

Subject to the provisions of a district charter, a district may impose and collect reasonable fees based on market prices or competitive bids for geographic data that have commercial value and are an entire formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, process, database or system developed with a significant expenditure of public funds. A district may enter into agreements with private persons or entities to assist with marketing such products. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, district software product programming source codes, object codes and geographic databases or systems are confidential and exempt from public disclosure under ORS 192.502 (Other public records exempt from disclosure). Nothing in this section authorizes a district to restrict access to public records through inclusion of such records in a geographic database or system. [1989 c.476 §2; 1997 c.833 §12]

Chapter 268

Notes of Decisions

Limita­tion of chapter ap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty to statutorily defined area within boundaries of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties and preclusion of forma­tion of addi­tional metropolitan service districts in state, did not create corpora­tion by special law in viola­tion of Const. Art. XI sec 2. Reilley v. Secretary of State, 288 Or 573, 607 P2d 162 (1980)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of district to borrow waste disposal planning funds from Environ­mental Quality Commission, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117; Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspec­tion Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971); 93 OLR 455 (2014)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 268—METROPOLITAN SERVICE DISTRICTS, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors268.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 268, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano268.­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.