The Oregon Health and Science University subscribes to the policy set forth under ORS 279A.015 (Policy) regarding public contracting, and shall develop contract policies that support openness, impartiality and competition in the awarding of contracts in accordance with that provision. The university subscribes to the intent of the social policies of ORS 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services) and ORS chapters 279A, 279B and 279C and shall develop contract policies that are appropriate to the university and are designed to encourage affirmative action, recycling, inclusion of art in public buildings, the purchase of services and goods from individuals with disabilities, the protection of workers through the payment of prevailing wages as determined by the Bureau of Labor and Industries, the provision of workers’ compensation insurance to workers on contracts and the participation of minority-owned businesses, woman-owned businesses, businesses that service-disabled veterans own and emerging small businesses, as those terms are defined in ORS 200.005 (Definitions for ORS 200.005 to 200.075, 200.160 to 200.200 and 279A.105). [1995 c.162 §16; 2003 c.794 §264; 2007 c.70 §149; 2015 c.565 §21]
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.