2017 ORS 396.535¹
Acquisition of property for military use
  • payment for use of property

(1) The military department shall be a body corporate and shall have the powers of a corporation for the purpose of purchasing, leasing, renting or otherwise acquiring buildings or parts thereof, grounds, premises, offices, rooms, warehouses, garages, shops and storage areas for the use of the department or any unit of the organized militia. For such purpose the military department, subject to the review and supervision of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services as required by ORS 276.428 (Approval and supervision of leases and rental agreements) and 276.429 (Leases), may make and execute contracts and agreements the legal form and sufficiency of which shall first be approved by the Attorney General.

(2) Costs and charges in connection with the acquisition and use of property under this section shall be paid from funds appropriated for the use of the military department and shall not be general obligations of the State of Oregon. [1961 c.454 §36]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Military Depart­ment to contract for construc­tion of armories, (1976) Vol 38, p 129

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 396—Militia Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors396.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 396, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano396.­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.