2017 ORS 286A.585¹
Lottery bonds for community sports facilities
  • use of proceeds of bonds

(1) Pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) and subject to future legislative approval, lottery bonds may be issued to make grants or loans to Oregon cities to fund projects for the reconstruction, renovation or development of community sports facilities in order to make the facilities suitable for use by a major league baseball team if a city is selected as an expansion site by major league baseball or if a major league baseball team agrees to relocate to a city.

(2) The use of lottery bond proceeds is authorized based on the following findings:

(a) The financial assistance to cities will assist in the construction, improvement and expansion of infrastructure and community facilities that comprise the physical foundation for commercial activity and provide the basic framework for continued and expanded economic opportunities and quality communities throughout Oregon.

(b) Such financial assistance to cities will therefore promote economic development within this state, and thus the use of net proceeds derived from the operation of the Oregon State Lottery to pay debt service on lottery bonds issued under this section to provide such financial assistance to cities is an appropriate use of state lottery funds under section 4, Article XV of the Oregon Constitution, and ORS 461.510 (State Lottery Fund).

(3) Lottery bonds issued pursuant to this section shall be issued only at the request of the Director of the Oregon Business Development Department.

(4) The net proceeds of lottery bonds issued pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the Economic Infrastructure Project Fund established by ORS 285B.551 (Issuance of additional lottery bonds). The Director of the Oregon Business Development Department shall allocate the moneys deposited in the Economic Infrastructure Project Fund for the purpose described in this section in accordance with the priorities developed by the Oregon Business Development Commission in accordance with ORS 285A.020 (Legislative findings).

(5) The proceeds of lottery bonds issued pursuant to this section shall be used only for the purposes set forth in this section and for bond-related costs. [Formerly 286.585]

Note: Sections 12 to 22, 30 and 31, chapter 748, Oregon Laws 2017, provide:

Sec. 12. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Cascade AIDS Project, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the Cascade AIDS Project for acquisition and renovation of a primary care and mental health center for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other minority gender identities and sexual orientation community.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the following findings:

(a) Individuals increase their potential for self-sufficiency and use fewer public resources when they have access to health care.

(b) Individuals who have mental illnesses increase their potential for self-sufficiency and use fewer public resources when they have access to mental health services. [2017 c.748 §12]

Sec. 13. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the City of Spray, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $725,000 in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $725,000 in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the City of Spray to construct a public safety and emergency services center, which includes fire protection and emergency medical services.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that public safety and emergency services are necessary components of a climate that facilitates and encourages economic development. [2017 c.748 §13]

Sec. 14. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Eugene Civic Alliance, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $6 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $6 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the Eugene Civic Alliance to redevelop the site of the former Civic Stadium into a community sports and recreation complex.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that improving access to sports and recreation services will enhance the economic viability of the region, create jobs and improve the quality of life for the community. [2017 c.748 §14]

Sec. 15. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Family Nurturing Center Rogue Valley Children’s Relief Nursery, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the Family Nurturing Center Rogue Valley Children’s Relief Nursery to purchase and rehabilitate affordable housing adjacent to the Family Nurturing Center Campus.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the following findings:

(a) Having housing for at-risk populations is essential to Oregon’s healthy economic growth.

(b) A severe shortage of affordable housing exists in Oregon, and market indicators demonstrate a growing gap between the supply of and demand for affordable housing. [2017 c.748 §15]

Sec. 16. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Gresham Redevelopment Commission, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the Gresham Redevelopment Commission for the construction of an innovation and workforce training center to be located in the Rockwood neighborhood in Gresham.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that training the state’s workforce is essential to Oregon’s healthy economic growth. [2017 c.748 §16]

Sec. 17. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the City of Independence, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the City of Independence to continue development of the Independence Landing site in the City of Independence.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that developing the Independence Landing site will enhance the economic viability of the region, create jobs and improve the quality of life for the community. [2017 c.748 §17]

Sec. 18. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with Klamath County, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to Klamath County for construction of the Klamath Youth Inspiration Program residential treatment center in Klamath Falls.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that expanding programs and services for at-risk youth will facilitate and encourage economic development. [2017 c.748 §18]

Sec. 19. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with The Dalles Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $745,000 in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $745,000 in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to The Dalles Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee to continue reconstruction of The Dalles Civic Auditorium theatre.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that improving access to performing arts and cultural activities will enhance the economic viability of the region, create jobs and improve the quality of life for the community. [2017 c.748 §19] Sec. 20. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the City of Woodburn, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the City of Woodburn to develop a community center in Woodburn.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that improving access to community services will enhance the economic viability of the region, create jobs and improve the quality of life for the community. [2017 c.748 §20] Sec. 21. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $12 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $12 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the department for deposit in the ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund established under ORS 461.553 (ODAS Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties to construct a new YMCA facility in Salem.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that improving access to sports, recreation and community services will enhance the economic viability of the region, create jobs and improve the quality of life for the community. [2017 c.748 §21]

Sec. 22. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Oregon Business Development Department, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $2,450,000 in net proceeds and interest earnings for transfer to the Oregon Business Development Department for deposit in the Cultural Resources Economic Fund established in section 6, chapter 786, Oregon Laws 2013, to provide grants described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) The Oregon Business Development Department shall grant:

(a) $1 million to the Portland Art Museum to finance the Connections Campaign that will connect the Museum’s Main Building to the Mark Building through the construction of a glass pavilion.

(b) $750,000 to the Friends of the Oregon Caves and Chateau to finance the Balcony Restoration Project that will rebuild the Chateau’s balconies.

(c) $700,000 to the Eugene Ballet Company to finance the Midtown Arts Center capital construction project.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the following findings:

(a) The grants described in this section will leverage art and cultural resources to create vibrant public spaces that integrate art and cultural and natural amenities, sustain Oregon’s rich arts and cultural experiences and enhance a strong sense of place and community identity.

(b) The factors described in paragraph (a) of this subsection have the effect of creating jobs, expanding business and tax revenues and enhancing the economic vitality of Oregon communities. [2017 c.748 §22]

Sec. 30. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Department of Transportation, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $2 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the Department of Transportation for deposit in the DOT Economic Development Distributions Fund established in ORS 461.557 (DOT Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to the City of Portland for infrastructure improvements on SW Capitol Highway.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that roads are an integral part of the commercial and industrial infrastructure of this state and improvement to roads will promote economic development in this state. [2017 c.748 §30]

Sec. 31. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Department of Transportation, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $5 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $5 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the Department of Transportation for deposit in the DOT Economic Development Distributions Fund established in ORS 461.557 (DOT Economic Development Distributions Fund) for distribution to Lane Transit District for upgrades and improvements to existing transit infrastructure.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that increasing capacity of mass transit systems promotes employment and economic development by enabling a larger pool of workers to travel to available jobs. [2017 c.748 §31]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 286A—State Borrowing Public Borrowing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors286A.­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.