2017 ORS 291.375¹
Legislative review of applications for federal financial assistance
  • submission, approval required
  • exemptions

(1) Prior to the submission of any application for financial assistance or grants from the United States or any agency of the United States by or on behalf of any agency of this state, the application must be submitted for legislative review in the following manner:

(a) If the application is to be submitted to the federal government when the Legislative Assembly is in session, the application shall be submitted to the Joint Committee on Ways and Means for review.

(b) If the application is to be submitted to the federal government when the Legislative Assembly is not in session, the application shall be submitted to the Emergency Board or to the Joint Interim Committee on Ways and Means for review.

(2) If the legislative agency authorized under subsection (1) of this section to review applications described therein approves the application, it may be submitted to the appropriate federal agency. If the legislative agency disapproves of the application, it may not be submitted to any federal agency unless it is or can be modified to meet the objections of the legislative agency.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the Joint Committee on Ways and Means, the Emergency Board or the Joint Interim Committee on Ways and Means may exempt any state agency from the requirements of this section. Project grants for departmental research, organized activities related to instruction, sponsored research or other sponsored programs carried on within the public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities), for which no biennial expenditure limitations have been established, are exempt from the requirements of this section.

(4) The review required by this section is in addition to and not in lieu of the requirements of ORS 293.550 (Receipt and disposition generally of federal aid moneys). [1973 c.44 §1; 2007 c.911 §9; 2009 c.762 §54; 2012 c.107 §10; 2013 c.768 §123e; 2015 c.767 §93]

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.
 
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