2017 ORS 285B.233¹
Legislative findings
  • purpose

(1) The Legislative Assembly finds that local economic development activities and initiatives are essential to the state’s long-term prosperity and that to be effective, local economic development strategies must have the coordinated support of available resources.

(2) The Legislative Assembly declares that the purpose of ORS 285B.230 (Local economic development strategy) to 285B.266 (Strategic Reserve Fund) is:

(a) To encourage the development of local economic development strategies that address the economic development priorities of communities in or geographic regions of the state;

(b) To identify and coordinate economic development priorities;

(c) To ensure that economic development plans reinforce the long-term prosperity and livability of Oregon;

(d) To effectively utilize available resources through a strategic program tied to the state’s economic development strategy;

(e) To leverage and attract capital investment in Oregon communities; and

(f) To coordinate private and public resources to support economic development. [Formerly 285.633; 1999 c.509 §48; 2003 c.773 §17; 2009 c.830 §77]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285B—Economic Development Ii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285B.­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.