2017 ORS 293.505¹
Secretary of State as Auditor of Public Accounts
  • claim disapproved in performance of constitutional functions not to be paid

(1) The performance of functions as provided by law by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services or any other state agency in the processing, approval and disapproval of claims for payment from any moneys in the State Treasury and in the drawing of warrants in payment thereof does not constitute or affect the performance of constitutional functions of the Secretary of State as Auditor of Public Accounts.

(2) A claim for payment from any moneys in the State Treasury may not be paid, notwithstanding approval thereof or the drawing of a warrant in payment thereof as otherwise provided by law, if the claim is disapproved by the Secretary of State in the performance of constitutional functions as Auditor of Public Accounts. [1967 c.454 §29]

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.