2017 ORS 802.020¹
Administrative facilities for enforcement of motor vehicle laws

The Department of Transportation:

(1) Shall purchase the necessary stationery, record books, registration plates and postage, provide for the printing and all other necessary and incidental expenses, employ the necessary clerical assistance, and lease such real estate and buildings as the department deems necessary to carry out fully the objects and purposes of the motor vehicle laws which it is required to administer.

(2) Is authorized and directed to pay any claims therefor in the manner provided by law out of the money received under the provisions of the vehicle code.

(3) May share space in any leased building with any other state officer, department, board or commission, for the conduct of the business of the state.

(4) Subject to approval under this subsection, may acquire by purchase, agreement or donation, real property or any right or interest therein for office buildings and necessary appurtenant facilities. Before the department may exercise any authority under this subsection the department must have the approval of:

(a) The committee of ways and means established under ORS 171.555 (Joint Committee on Ways and Means) if the Legislative Assembly is in session.

(b) The Emergency Board created under ORS 291.324 (Emergency Board created) if the Legislative Assembly is not in session. [1983 c.338 §115]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 802—Administrative Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors802.­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.