2017 ORS 276.212¹
Department may establish and operate heat, light, communication and power systems

(1) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may, as it deems necessary, suitable or expedient, acquire, design, erect, complete, maintain and operate:

(a) Steam heating systems, power systems, machines, engines and equipment, with necessary transmission poles and lines, pipes or conduits for the purpose of generating and furnishing steam heat, electric energy, current, light, heat and power for the public buildings and grounds.

(b) Systems for the purpose of transmitting and receiving messages by radio, telephone, telegraph or other device or system in the transaction of business of the state or in which the state is interested.

(2) The department may do all things necessary for:

(a) The delivery of steam heat, electrical current, energy, light, heat and power to the public buildings and grounds.

(b) The transmitting and receiving of messages by radio, telephone, telegraph or other device or system in the transaction of business of the state or in which the state is interested. [Amended by 1969 c.199 §32]

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.