2017 ORS 341.721¹
Issuance by State Treasurer

To provide funds to community college districts for the purposes specified in Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution, the State Treasurer may issue bonds under ORS 286A.848 (Authority of State Treasurer to issue Article XI-G bonds). [2005 c.787 §20; 2007 c.783 §140; 2013 c.747 §71; 2015 c.366 §27; 2017 c.9 §13]

Note: Sections 14 and 14a, chapter 121, Oregon Laws 2014, provide:

Sec. 14. Lottery bonds to provide funding to Central Oregon Community College for Cascades Hall. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2013, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that does not exceed $1.63 million in net proceeds for the purpose described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1.63 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be deposited to the Cascades Hall Reacquisition Fund established under section 14a of this 2014 Act for the purpose of terminating the leasehold on, and remodeling, Cascades Hall on the campus of the Central Oregon Community College.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that the proceeds will be used to finance public education. [2014 c.121 §14]

Sec. 14a. Cascades Hall Reacquisition Fund. (1) The Cascades Hall Reacquisition Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Amounts in the Cascades Hall Reacquisition Fund may be invested as provided in ORS 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government), and interest earned on the fund must be credited to the fund.

(2) Amounts credited to the fund are continuously appropriated to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for the purpose of terminating the leasehold on, and remodeling, Cascades Hall on the campus of the Central Oregon Community College and for the purpose of paying bond-related costs. The commission shall deposit in the fund:

(a) The net proceeds and interest earnings of lottery bonds issued pursuant to section 14, chapter 121, Oregon Laws 2014;

(b) Amounts appropriated or otherwise provided by the Legislative Assembly for deposit in the fund; and

(c) Gifts, grants or contributions received by the commission for the purpose described in this section.

(3) The commission may create separate accounts in the fund as appropriate for the management of moneys in the fund. [2014 c.121 §14a; 2015 c.366 §56]

Note: Sections 10 and 10a, chapter 812, Oregon Laws 2015, provide:

Sec. 10. Lottery bonds to provide funding to Linn-Benton Community College for expansion of Advanced Transportation Technology Center. (1) For the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, at the request of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, after the department consults with the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, the State Treasurer is authorized to issue lottery bonds pursuant to ORS 286A.560 (Definitions for ORS 286A.560 to 286A.585 and 327.700 to 327.711) to 286A.585 (Lottery bonds for community sports facilities) in an amount that produces $1.5 million in net proceeds and interest earnings for the purposes described in subsection (2) of this section, plus an additional amount estimated by the State Treasurer to be necessary to pay bond-related costs.

(2) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under this section in an amount sufficient to provide $1.5 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for deposit in the Linn-Benton Community College Alternative Fuels Fund, established under section 10a of this 2015 Act, to provide grant funding to Linn-Benton Community College for expansion of the Advanced Transportation Technology Center.

(3) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the finding that energy conservation, renewable energy and general business development projects create jobs and facilitate and encourage economic development. [2015 c.812 §10]

Sec. 10a. Linn-Benton Community College Alternative Fuels Fund. (1) The Linn-Benton Community College Alternative Fuels Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned on moneys in the Linn-Benton Community College Alternative Fuels Fund shall be credited to the fund. The Linn-Benton Community College Alternative Fuels Fund consists of moneys deposited in the fund under section 10 of this 2015 Act and may include fees, revenues or other income deposited into the fund by the Legislative Assembly.

(2) Moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for purposes described in section 10 of this 2015 Act. [2015 c.812 §10a]

Note: Sections 1 and 9, chapter 570, Oregon Laws 2017, provide:

Sec. 1. The amounts authorized, as provided by ORS 286A.035 (Bond budget authorization), for issuance of general obligation bonds of the state during the 2017-2019 biennium, notwithstanding section 10, chapter 705, Oregon Laws 2013, are as follows:

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

General Fund Obligations

(1) Higher Education Coordinating

Commission (Art. XI-G):

(a) Oregon Institute of

Technology, Center for

Excellence in Engineering

and Technology/Cornett

Hall Renovation $ 2,050,000

(b) Oregon State University:

(A) Quality Foods and Beverage

Center $ 9,100,000

(B) Gilkey Hall Renovation $ 2,050,000

(c) Portland State University,

Graduate School of

Education Facility $ 36,485,000

(d) University of Oregon,

Campus for Accelerating

Scientific Impact $ 50,620,000

(e) Western Oregon University:

(A) Information Technology

Center Renovation $ 540,000

(B) Oregon Military Building

Renovation $ 540,000

(f) Blue Mountain Community

College, Facility for

Agricultural Resource

Management $ 5,115,000

(g) Chemeketa Community

College, Agricultural

Complex $ 6,125,000

(h) Clackamas Community College:

(A) DeJardin Building Addition $ 8,140,000

(B) Student Services and

Community Commons $ 8,140,000

(i) Clatsop Community College,

Marine Science Center

Renovation and Expansion $ 8,135,000

(j) Columbia Gorge Community

College, Middle College

Prototype Facility $ 7,400,000

(k) Lane Community College,

Health Care Village Facility $ 8,140,000

(L) Linn-Benton Community

College, Student Advising

and Campus Safety Center $ 7,635,000

(m) Mt. Hood Community College,

Maywood Park Center $ 8,140,000

(n) Oregon Coast Community

College, Workforce Education

and Resiliency Center $ 8,140,000

(o) Portland Community College,

Health Technology

Building Renovation $ 8,140,000

(p) Rogue Community College,

Elk Building Science Facility

Renovation and Expansion $ 6,125,000

(q) Southwestern Oregon

Community College,

Dellwood Hall Remodel and

Expansion $ 2,805,000

(r) Treasure Valley Community

College, Workforce

Vocational Center $ 2,865,000

(s) Umpqua Community College,

Industrial Technology

Building $ 8,140,000

(2) Department of Environmental

Quality (Art. XI-H) $ 10,300,000

(3) Oregon Business Development

Department (Art. XI-M) $ 101,180,000

(4) Oregon Business Development

Department (Art. XI-N) $ 20,430,000

(5) Department of Education

(Art. XI-P) $ 100,985,000

(6) Oregon Department of

Administrative

Services (Art. XI-Q):

(a) Department of Corrections:

(A) Capital Improvements and

Renewal $ 26,770,000

(B) Technology Infrastructure $ 12,445,000

(b) Department of Education,

Oregon School for the Deaf

Facility Improvements $ 4,365,000

(c) Department of Human

Services, ONE Integrated

Eligibility and Medicaid

Eligibility System $ 34,045,000

(d) Department of Justice,

Child Support Enforcement

Automated System $ 16,585,000

(e) Department of Revenue,

Core Tax Revenue Systems

Replacement $ 4,855,000

(f) Department of Veterans’

Affairs:

(A) Lebanon Veteran’s Home

Parking Lot $ 1,345,000

(B) The Dalles Veterans’ Home

Capital Improvements $ 1,195,000

(C) Roseburg Veterans’ Home $ 10,720,000

(g) Housing and Community

Services Department, Local

Innovation and Fast Track

Housing Program $ 81,090,000

(h) Higher Education

Coordinating Commission:

(A) Public Universities Capital

Improvement and Renewal $ 50,620,000

(B) Eastern Oregon University,

Loso Hall Renovation $ 5,575,000

(C) Oregon Institute of

Technology:

(i) Center for Excellence in

Engineering and Technology/

Cornett Hall Renovation $ 38,475,000

(ii) Oregon Manufacturing

Innovation Center, Research

and Development Facility $ 3,940,000

(D) Oregon State University:

(i) Cordley Hall Renovation $ 15,250,000

(ii) Fairbanks Hall Renovation $ 11,220,000

(iii) Gilkey Hall Renovation $ 1,045,000

(iv) Cascades Expansion Site

Reclamation $ 9,145,000

(E) Portland State University,

Graduate School of

Education Facility $ 9,145,000

(F) Southern Oregon

University, Central Hall

Capital Improvements $ 6,125,000

(G) Western Oregon University:

(i) Information Technology

Center Renovation $ 5,070,000

(ii) Oregon Military Building

Renovation $ 7,335,000

(i) Legislative Administration

Committee, Capitol

Accessibility, Maintenance,

and Safety $ 13,960,000

(j) Oregon Judicial Department:

(A) Lane County Courthouse $ 5,115,000

(B) Multnomah County

Courthouse $ 102,495,000

(C) Oregon Supreme Court

Building Renovation $ 6,125,000

(k) Oregon Military Department:

(A) Grants Pass Armory

Service Life Extension $ 3,330,000

(B) Regional Armory Emergency

Enhancement Project $ 8,675,000

(C) Regional Training Institute $ 6,630,000

(D) Resiliency Grant Fund $ 5,070,000

(E) Youth Challenge Armory $ 5,095,000

(L) Oregon Youth Authority:

(A) Capital Improvements $ 17,450,000

(B) MacLaren West Cottages

Renovation $ 15,450,000

(C) Rogue Valley Facility

Improvements $ 7,095,000

(m) State Department of Fish

and Wildlife $ 10,215,000

(n) State Forestry Department,

Toledo Facility Replacement $ 774,225

Dedicated Fund Obligations

(7) Department of Veterans’

Affairs (Art. XI-A) $ 120,000,000

(8) Higher Education Coordinating

Commission (Art. XI-F(1)):

(a) Portland State University:

(A) Land Acquisition for

University Center Building $ 15,260,000

(B ) 12th & Market

Residence Hall $ 54,225,000

(C) Graduate School of

Education Facility $ 6,080,000

(D) Corbett Building Purchase $ 5,100,000

(b) Oregon Institute of

Technology, Student

Recreation Center $ 5,115,000

(c) Eastern Oregon University,

Track and Field Facilities

Restoration $ 790,000

(9) Department of Environmental

Quality (Art. XI-H) $ 10,000,000

(10) Housing and Community

Services Department

(Art. XI-I(2)) $ 25,000,000

(11) Oregon Department of

Administrative Services

(Art. XI-Q):

(a) Portland State Office

Building Improvements $ 13,360,000

(b) State Forestry Department,

Toledo Facility Replacement $ 1,075,775

Total General Obligation

Bonds $ 1,257,310,000

[2017 c.570 §1]

Sec. 9. (1) A community college for which one project to be funded with general obligation bonds authorized to be issued under Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution is approved in this 2017 Act may not request approval of an additional project to be funded with general obligation bonds authorized to be issued under Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution until the beginning of the regular session of the Legislative Assembly held in 2021, unless the community college withdraws the project approved under this 2017 Act.

(2) A community college for which two projects to be funded with general obligation bonds authorized to be issued under Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution is approved in this 2017 Act may not request approval of an additional project to be funded with general obligation bonds authorized to be issued under Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution until the beginning of the regular session of the Legislative Assembly held in 2025, unless the community college withdraws a project approved under this 2017 Act. [2017 c.570 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 341—Community Colleges, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors341.­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.