ORS 477.409¹
Contracts for off-season services for fire prevention and suppression personnel

(1) The Department of Transportation and the Douglas Forest Protective Association, the Coos Forest Protective Association, the Walker Range Forest Protective Association or any successor association may enter into contracts that provide for seasonal fire prevention and suppression personnel employed by an association to render off-season services to the Department of Transportation. Services provided under a contract described in this section must be off-season services that State Forestry Department personnel were authorized to perform under one or more contracts or agreements between the Department of Transportation and the State Forestry Department entered into on or before January 1, 2012.

(2) A contract under this section shall specify the functions or activities to be performed and by what means the functions or activities are to be performed. The contract shall provide for:

(a) Identifying the responsibilities of the parties in ensuring payment of wages to the personnel for the off-season services.

(b) The term or duration of the contract.

(c) The rights of the parties to terminate the contract.

(3) A contract under this section may exclude any clause or condition required by ORS 279B.220 (Conditions concerning payment, contributions, liens, withholding), 279B.225 (Condition concerning salvaging, recycling, composting or mulching yard waste material), 279B.230 (Condition concerning payment for medical care and providing workers’ compensation), 279B.235 (Condition concerning hours of labor), 279B.270 (State contracting agencies to use recovered resources and recycled materials) or 279C.500 (“Person” defined) to 279C.530 (Condition concerning payment for medical care and providing workers’ compensation) from the contract.

(4) If the Department of Transportation enters into a contract under this section, the department shall submit a summary of the contract to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services within the 30-day period immediately following the effective date of the contract. The summary must include the following information:

(a) Names of the parties to the contract.

(b) Date of the contract.

(c) Subject matter of the contract.

(d) The location at which a person may obtain a copy of the contract.

(5) The Department of Transportation shall submit a summary under subsection (4) of this section to the Oregon Department of Administrative Services through electronic means. [2012 c.19 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 477—Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors477.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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