ORS 279A.105¹
Subcontracting to emerging small businesses or businesses that service-disabled veterans own

(1) A contracting agency may require a contractor to subcontract some part of a contract to, or to obtain materials for use in performing the contract from, a business that is certified under ORS 200.055 (Certification as disadvantaged business enterprise, minority-owned business, woman-owned business, business that service-disabled veteran owns or emerging small business) as an emerging small business or as a business that a service-disabled veteran owns.

(2) A contracting agency may require a contractor to subcontract some part of a contract to, or to obtain materials to be used in performing the contract from, a business that is certified under ORS 200.055 (Certification as disadvantaged business enterprise, minority-owned business, woman-owned business, business that service-disabled veteran owns or emerging small business) as an emerging small business and that, as identified by the contracting agency, is located in or draws the business’s workforce from economically distressed areas, as designated by the Oregon Business Development Department.

(3) A contracting agency may require that a public contract be awarded to a responsible bidder or proposer, as defined in ORS 200.005 (Definitions), that the contracting agency determines has made good faith efforts as prescribed in ORS 200.045 (Required participants). [2003 c.794 §14; 2005 c.103 §5; 2009 c.235 §2; 2015 c.565 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279A—General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors279A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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.
 
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