2017 ORS 279A.260¹
Powers and duties of department
  • acquisitions by qualified donees
  • rules

(1) Subject to the power of the Governor to terminate the functions listed in this section, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services may:

(a) Accept surplus property;

(b) Distribute surplus property to donees;

(c) Provide suitable facilities for the storage and distribution of surplus property;

(d) Enter into reciprocal agreements and contracts with federal government units, state agencies, local governments, special government bodies, not-for-profit organizations, other states and private entities, with respect to the utilization and exchange of property, facilities, personnel and services, for the administration of the provisions of this section in accordance with federal and state laws governing the acquisition, distribution, utilization, disposal or sale of surplus property;

(e) Expend funds in connection with the provisions of this section;

(f) Adopt rules for the acquisition, distribution, utilization, disposal or sale of surplus property in accordance with federal and state laws;

(g) Set charges, subject to federal and state laws, necessary to recover all direct and indirect costs associated with acquiring, purchasing, shipping, handling, warehousing, storing and distributing surplus property;

(h) Cooperate with donees in locating, obtaining or warehousing surplus property; and

(i) Obtain surplus property on behalf of donees.

(2) The department shall deposit all fees or charges collected or received under this section in the Oregon Department of Administrative Services Operating Fund.

(3) The governing board or the executive head of a donee may, by order or resolution, confer upon any officer or employee thereof authority to secure the acquisition of surplus property through the department in accordance with federal and state laws governing the acquisition, distribution, utilization, disposal or sale of surplus property. [2003 c.794 §38]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute (Ors 279.820)

Applica­tion of sec­tion to acquisi­tion and disposi­tion of nonfederal surplus prop­erty, (1977) Vol 38, p 1570

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279A—General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors279A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 279A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano279A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.