2017 ORS 293.090¹
Disposition of gift, devise or bequest to state or state agency

All property given, devised or bequeathed to the State of Oregon or to any state agency as defined in ORS 293.235 (“State agency” defined for ORS 293.240 and 293.245) shall belong to the state and shall be devoted to the agency or purpose specified in the terms of the gift, devise or bequest. A grant to a particular agency, not otherwise specifying the purpose of the grant, shall be deemed made for the purpose of carrying out any function with which the agency is charged by law at the time the grant is made. When the grant is not made to a specific agency or the purpose of the grant is not otherwise stated, title thereto and the proceeds therefrom shall become a part of the Common School Fund, to be administered in accordance with Article VIII of the Oregon Constitution. [1979 c.143 §1]

Note: 293.090 (Disposition of gift, devise or bequest to state or state agency) and 293.095 (Effect of change in organization of state agencies on gifts, devises and bequests) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 293 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 293

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Duty or authority of Secretary of State to con­duct performance audits, (1985) Vol. 44, p 381

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 293—Administration of Public Funds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors293.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 293, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano293.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.