2017 ORS 294.004¹

For the purposes of this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Local government” means any county, municipality, political subdivision or school district.

(2) “Custodial officer” means the officer having custody of the funds of any county, municipality, political subdivision or school district.

(3) “Deferred compensation plan” means a plan, established by any employer that is a county, municipality, political subdivision or school district, that has as its purposes the deferral of compensation to employees of such employer and the deferral of income taxation on such deferred compensation.

(4) “Deferred employee compensation” means funds under an agreement providing for payment at a future date by a municipal corporation for services currently rendered by an eligible employee in fixed or variable amounts for life or for a guaranteed number of years after retirement or termination of employment.

(5) “Nationally recognized statistical rating organization” has the meaning given that term in Rule 15c3-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

(6) “Surplus funds” means all funds that are not pension funds and that are not required for immediate expenditure. [1975 c.359 §2; 1977 c.470 §1; subsection (4) enacted as 1977 c.102 §1; 1995 c.245 §1; 1997 c.179 §25]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 294—County and Municipal Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors294.­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.