2017 ORS 291.206¹
Guidance of agencies in completing agency request budgets
  • 10 percent cost reduction options

(1) The Governor shall prescribe rules the Governor considers necessary for the guidance of agencies in the preparation of agency request budgets. The Governor shall use the classifications of expenditures provided in ORS 291.216 (Governor’s budget) (6)(a) and shall prepare and prescribe classifications of revenue for the purpose of budget-making and accounting.

(2) In so far as practicable, agency request budgets and appropriation measures shall be prepared in a manner that reflects state governmental organization and state agency duties, functions and powers under the law in effect on January 1 of the following year. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall maintain agency request budgets in the form in which they are submitted.

(3) As supplemental information, each agency request budget shall include options for a 10 percent reduction from the estimate of the projected costs of continuing currently authorized activities or programs for the next biennium, excluding debt service. Each state agency shall describe the 10 percent reduction in terms of the activities or programs that the agency will not undertake. The activities or programs must be ranked in order of importance and priority on the basis of lowest cost for benefit obtained. [Amended by 1969 c.173 §1; 2016 c.117 §15]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 291—State Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors291.­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.