2017 ORS 291.210¹
Preparing tentative budget
  • updating projected costs of currently authorized programs

(1) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the Legislative Fiscal Officer shall prepare a tentative budget for the next biennium for which the Governor’s budget is prepared. The tentative budget shall consist of the estimated revenues under ORS 291.342 (Annual estimation of state revenues) for the next biennium and a preliminary estimate of the projected costs of continuing currently authorized programs for the next biennium.

(2) The Legislative Fiscal Officer shall, during the development of the legislatively adopted budget, review and update projected costs of continuing currently authorized programs for the next biennium, including:

(a) Position vacancy assumptions;

(b) Standard and exceptional inflation adjustments;

(c) Mandated caseloads; and

(d) Other assumptions used in developing the tentative budget. [Amended by 1995 c.746 §66; 2016 c.117 §17; 2017 c.746 §8]

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.