2017 ORS 276.090¹
State agencies to determine art work acquisitions
  • title to art works in name of state
  • administrative expenses and maintenance

(1) The Arts Program of the Oregon Business Development Department and the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, if the construction project is located within the area described in ORS 276.054 (Declaration of policy concerning capitol area and other areas), and the Arts Program of the Oregon Business Development Department, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the contracting agency if the project is located outside the area described in ORS 276.054 (Declaration of policy concerning capitol area and other areas), in consultation with the architect for the particular building shall determine the amount available for each state building and shall commission by contract or shall purchase suitable works of art for each building. The agencies designated by this section are solely responsible for selection, review of design, execution, placement and acceptance of works of art acquired pursuant to ORS 276.073 (Definitions for ORS 276.073 to 276.090) to 276.090 (State agencies to determine art work acquisitions). The designated agencies, to the extent reasonable, shall consult with appropriate local citizens groups and the occupants of the affected state building in determining the selection of the works of art.

(2) Of the amount determined to be available for a state building under subsection (1) of this section, a portion may be assessed by the Arts Program of the Oregon Business Development Department and used to reimburse the program for costs incurred under ORS 276.073 (Definitions for ORS 276.073 to 276.090) to 276.090 (State agencies to determine art work acquisitions) as administrative expenses or as expenses for maintaining the works of art acquired. No more than 10 percent of the amount available for a state building may be assessed under this subsection.

(3) Title to works of art acquired pursuant to ORS 276.073 (Definitions for ORS 276.073 to 276.090) to 276.090 (State agencies to determine art work acquisitions) vests with the contracting agency in the name of the state. The agencies designated by this section may lend works of art between public buildings whenever in their judgment the loan will be to the benefit of the citizens of this state. However, the works of art shall be returned to the contracting agency at its request. [1975 c.472 §3; 1977 c.848 §4; 1993 c.209 §19; 2003 c.796 §§7,8; 2005 c.217 §16]

Note: See note under 276.073 (Definitions for ORS 276.073 to 276.090).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 276—Public Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors276.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.