2017 ORS 293.875¹
State Treasurer as state banking and cash management officer
  • duties
  • preemption of conflicting laws

(1) The State Treasurer is designated the sole banking and cash management officer for the state and may review, establish and modify procedures for the efficient handling of moneys under the control of the State Treasury, the Secretary of State, the Judicial Department, the Legislative Assembly, the Public Defense Services Commission and state agencies as defined in ORS 291.002 (Definitions). The State Treasurer shall perform all activities necessary or desirable to fulfill the duties of the treasurer as the banking and cash management officer. The activities may include, but are not limited to, entering into contracts for the provision of services related to the management, deposit and transfer of, or payment from, moneys deposited with the State Treasurer through banks and other financial institutions. The deposit, transfer or payment may be through physical presentation or drafting of an instrument or document by electronic or other means.

(2) The State Treasurer shall continuously review the effectiveness of the cash management of state agencies, the Secretary of State, the Judicial Department and the Legislative Assembly, and when the State Treasurer considers it appropriate shall report in writing to the subject agency the findings of this review, along with any recommendations. A copy of the report shall be provided to the Legislative Fiscal Officer and to the Secretary of State.

(3) This section controls over any other law that gives another state agency general responsibility for, or control over, the accounting, fiscal or electronic commerce affairs of the State Treasury, the Secretary of State, the Judicial Department, the Legislative Assembly, the Public Defense Services Commission and state agencies as defined in ORS 291.002 (Definitions). State agencies shall employ the principles, standards and related requirements for cash management prescribed by the State Treasurer, including:

(a) Practices related to the use of credit, debit or similar cards or devices;

(b) The use of secure disbursing and receiving instruments, documents and systems; and

(c) The use of secure information resources, information technology and networks that meet the requirements of the State Treasurer for the electronic management, deposit or transfer of, or payment from, moneys deposited with the State Treasurer.

(4) As used in this section, “information resources” and “information technology” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 276A.206 (Oversight of state information and telecommunications technology by State Chief Information Officer). [1993 c.73 §3; 1997 c.65 §1; 2003 c.449 §41; 2009 c.821 §22]

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.