2017 ORS 403.120¹
Office of Emergency Management duties and powers
  • rules

(1) The Office of Emergency Management shall:

(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, adopt rules relating to the emergency communications system, as deemed necessary by the office.

(b) Plan, implement, administer, operate and maintain the emergency communications system required to fulfill the requirements of ORS 403.115 (9-1-1 as primary emergency number).

(c) At the request of a 9-1-1 jurisdiction, act as an agent of the 9-1-1 jurisdiction for the purposes of purchasing and maintaining equipment and services required to conform to applicable laws and rules adopted by the office.

(d) Report biennially to the Legislative Assembly the progress made in implementing ORS 305.823 (Local government tax on telephone services prohibited) and 403.105 (Definitions for ORS 305.823 and 403.105 to 403.250) to 403.250 (Primary public safety answering points). The report must include:

(A) Financial information concerning the revenues collected, distributed and expended by state agencies and 9-1-1 jurisdictions for the purposes of complying with ORS 403.105 (Definitions for ORS 305.823 and 403.105 to 403.250) to 403.250 (Primary public safety answering points); and

(B) Account and subaccount balances.

(2) The office may enter into and administer contracts for goods and services related to the emergency communications system.

(3) The office may establish advisory committees and study groups to study and advise on:

(a) The planning and administration of public safety answering points; and

(b) Issues impacting the emergency communications system or individual public safety answering points. [Formerly 401.730; 2015 c.247 §9]

(formerly 401.710 to 401.790)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Alloca­tion of tax funds in connec­tion with nontelephonic items such as radio, microwave and computer components, (1982) Vol. 42, p 239

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 403—Emergency Telecommunications System, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors403.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 403, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano403.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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