2017 ORS 283.140¹
Telephone and telecommunications, mail, shuttle bus and messenger services
  • recovery of costs
  • rules

(1) The State Chief Information Officer shall exercise budgetary management, supervision and control over all telephone and telecommunications service for all state agencies in a manner that is consistent with plans, standards, policies, goals, directives and rules that the State Chief Information Officer sets, specifies or adopts. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may operate central mail, shuttle bus or messenger services for state agencies located in Salem, Portland or other cities, if doing so is economical. The State Chief Information Officer may charge the cost of maintaining and operating any central telephone exchange, switching system, network service and facility, intercity or intracity network trunk or line or switchboard to the state agencies that the State Chief Information Officer serves. The department shall charge the cost of providing mail, shuttle bus and messenger services to the state agencies that the department serves. The state agencies shall pay the costs to the State Chief Information Officer or the department, as appropriate, in the same manner in which the state agencies pay other claims. The State Chief Information Officer shall deposit all moneys that the State Chief Information Officer receives from state agencies for services under this section into the State Information Technology Operating Fund.

(2) If the department operates central mail service, the department shall:

(a) Approve or disapprove all state agency mail equipment or mail service acquisitions.

(b) Report biennially to the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services on opportunities for savings through state agency mail room centralization, consolidation and automation and through mail route coordination.

(c) Adopt rules under which persons associated with government either temporarily or otherwise, including but not limited to unsalaried volunteers, part-time employees, contractors with the state and employees of contractors, political subdivisions and the federal government may use shuttle bus services.

(3) As used in this section, “telecommunications” means media that communicate voice, data, text, images or video over a distance using electrical, electronic or light wave transmission media. [Formerly 291.660; 1971 c.110 §1; 1977 c.92 §1; 1993 c.724 §15; 1995 c.452 §15; 2015 c.807 §26]

Notes of Decisions

Opera­tion of mail service does not make Oregon Depart­ment of Administrative Services agent of served agency for purposes of receiving time-sensitive ma­te­ri­als that are subject to statutory dead­lines for service or notice. Mabon v. Myers, 329 Or 1, 984 P2d 278 (1999)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 283—Interagency Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors283.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 283, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano283.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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