2015 ORS 802.315¹
Department authority to apply for and receive federal highway safety program grants and other funds
  • local government program participation

(1) The Department of Transportation, with the advice of the Transportation Safety Committee, may apply for, accept, receive and disburse grants available from the federal government or any of its agencies to carry out approved state highway safety programs conducted under the Federal Highway Safety Act of 1966 and the amendments thereto.

(2) The department may accept funds from other sources and enter into such contracts or agreements and do all things necessary to receive such funds for the purposes of carrying out in this section and ORS 802.300 (Transportation Safety Committee), 802.329 (City and county highway safety program participation authorized), 802.331 (Highway Safety Trust Account) and 802.340 (Transportation Safety Account). However, funds shall not be accepted that are subject to a restriction or condition that is in conflict with any law of this state.

(3) The department, considering the recommendations of the Transportation Safety Committee, shall approve plans or applications for participation by counties and cities in the federal government highway safety programs conducted under the Federal Highway Safety Act of 1966 and any amendments thereto. The approval of plans and applications shall be done in accordance with the uniform standards of the federal government regarding such programs. Subject to any conditions of the grant, the department shall disburse any funds received from the federal government or any of its agencies for county and city highway safety programs. [Formerly 802.410]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 802—Administrative Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors802.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.