2017 ORS 279C.528¹
State Department of Energy requirements and specifications
  • record keeping requirements
  • rules

(1) Each contracting agency, in soliciting, awarding and administering public improvement contracts that are subject to ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract), is subject to rules the State Department of Energy adopts that include, but are not limited to, requirements and specifications for:

(a) Using particular green energy technologies in public improvements;

(b) Determining the cost-effectiveness of green energy technologies;

(c) Submitting documents required under ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract) to the department for review; and

(d) Determining whether a structure is a public building subject to the requirements of ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract).

(2)(a) Each contracting agency shall collect and maintain information concerning the contracting agency’s compliance with ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract), which must include, at a minimum:

(A) Records that show how the contracting agency spent moneys the contracting agency used in including appropriate green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building;

(B) An identification of each public improvement contract for which the contracting agency spent moneys to include appropriate green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building;

(C) An identification of each public improvement contract for which the contracting agency determined that including green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building was not appropriate;

(D) The total amount the contracting agency would have spent on each public improvement contract identified in subparagraph (C) of this paragraph and the total aggregated amount that the contracting agency must spend to include green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a future public building; and

(E) An identification of each public improvement contract that uses moneys the contracting agency did not spend in a previous public improvement contract for including appropriate green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building.

(b) Each contracting agency shall compile the information the contracting agency collected under paragraph (a) of this subsection and report the information to the department at times, in a manner and on forms that the department specifies by rule.

(c) The department shall:

(A) Compile and summarize the information the department receives under paragraph (b) of this subsection and, in the department’s compilation and summary, specifically:

(i) Identify contracting agencies that have not complied with the requirements of ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract) or the reporting requirements set forth in paragraph (b) of this subsection;

(ii) Identify public improvement contracts for which contracting agencies have determined that including green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building was not appropriate; and

(iii) Identify public improvement contracts that use moneys a contracting agency did not spend in a previous public improvement contract on including appropriate green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology as part of constructing, reconstructing or performing a major renovation of a public building.

(B) Deliver annually to the Legislative Assembly, on or before the date on which each regular session of the Legislative Assembly begins, a report concerning contracting agency compliance with this section and ORS 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract) that includes the compilation and summary the department prepared under subparagraph (A) of this paragraph. [2007 c.310 §3; 2012 c.83 §2; 2013 c.612 §2; 2015 c.424 §2; 2017 c.735 §2]

Note: See note under 279C.527 (Inclusion of amount for green energy technology or woody biomass energy technology in public improvement contract).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279C—Public Improvements and Related Contracts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors279C.­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.