2017 ORS 297.760¹
Establishment of local government waste hotline

(1) A local government body or local service district may establish a telephone line that is available to public employees and members of the public for the purpose of reporting waste, inefficiency or abuse by the local government body or local service district, employees of the local government body or local service district, or contractors of the local government body or local service district.

(2) If a local government body or local service district chooses to establish a local government waste hotline under subsection (1) of this section:

(a) The local government body or local service district shall also accept reports of waste, inefficiency or abuse by the local government body or local service district, employees of the local government body or local service district, or contractors of the local government body or local service district by any other method; and

(b) The local government body or local service district shall prepare written or electronic notices that explain the purpose of the local government waste hotline and that prominently display the telephone number for the hotline. The notice shall be posted in local government body or local service district offices.

(3) As used in this section and ORS 297.765 (Policies and procedures for local government waste hotline), “local government body” and “local service district” have the meanings given those terms in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined). [2011 c.221 §2]

Note: 297.760 (Establishment of local government waste hotline) and 297.765 (Policies and procedures for local government waste hotline) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 297 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 297—Audits of Public Funds and Financial Records, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors297.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 297, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano297.­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.