2017 ORS 284.887¹
Authority to contract with management companies or state agencies to manage and invest moneys
  • standards and requirements
  • rules

(1) The Oregon Growth Board may contract with one or more management companies or state agencies to manage and invest the moneys in the Oregon Growth Account established under ORS 348.702 (Oregon Growth Account) and the Oregon Growth Fund established under ORS 284.890 (Oregon Growth Fund). For purposes of this subsection, a contract with a management company or state agency may consist of:

(a) A partnership agreement under which the Oregon Growth Board is the limited partner and the management company or state agency is the general partner; or

(b) Another form of payment or profit-sharing arrangement under which the Oregon Growth Board may receive payment or another form of return in exchange for its investment.

(2) A management company or state agency selected to manage the Oregon Growth Fund or the Oregon Growth Account shall manage the moneys in the fund or account, subject to the policies and procedures and investment directives and strategies of the Oregon Growth Board, with the care, skill and diligence that a prudent investor acting in a similar capacity and familiar with such investments would use in managing and investing a similar fund.

(3) The Oregon Growth Board by rule may require the management company or state agency to invest in Oregon an amount that is at least equal to the amount of the principal transferred from the Oregon Growth Account or the Oregon Growth Fund to the management company or state agency for investment.

(4) A contract between the board and a management company to manage the Oregon Growth Account or the Oregon Growth Fund, and the functions performed under the contract, are not subject to the State Personnel Relations Law or ORS 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services) or ORS chapter 279A or 279B.

(5) The Oregon Growth Board shall provide to local governments and state agencies any reports on the investment of moneys in the Oregon Growth Account that are necessary to fulfill audit, financial, investment or other reporting requirements to which the Education Stability Fund is subject by law or standard accounting principles. [2012 c.90 §6; 2013 c.732 §12; 2016 c.92 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 284—Organizations for Economic Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors284.­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.