2017 ORS 279A.161¹
Review and verification of advice and recommendations concerning procurements
  • delegation

(1) Before a state contracting agency executes a public contract with a contract price that exceeds $150,000, the director or other head of the state contracting agency shall review, and shall verify that the person that will administer the public contract for the state contracting agency has read and understands, all advice and recommendations that the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, the Department of Justice or other legal counsel gave to the state contracting agency with respect to the public contract and the procurement that resulted in the public contract. The director or other head of the state contracting agency shall sign and retain in the state contracting agency’s records a statement that acknowledges that the director or other head of the state contracting agency reviewed the advice and recommendations and made the verification described in this subsection.

(2) The director or other head of a state contracting agency that enters into more than 12 public contracts during a calendar year may delegate to a qualified employee of the state contracting agency all or a portion of the duties the director or other head of the state contracting agency has under subsection (1) of this section. [2015 c.646 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279A—General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors279A.­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.