2017 ORS 825.415¹
Drug and alcohol testing
  • school transportation provider

(1) As used in this section and ORS 825.418 (Hearing regarding test results under ORS 825.415), “school transportation provider” means a school district or a school district contractor that uses school buses or school activity vehicles for:

(a) The transportation of students or school personnel to or from school or school-related activities; or

(b) Public transportation purposes as provided in ORS 332.427 (Availability of district vehicles for public transportation purposes).

(2) Every school transportation provider shall:

(a) Have an in-house drug and alcohol testing program that meets the federal requirements of 49 C.F.R. part 382; or

(b) Be a member of a consortium, as defined in 49 C.F.R. 382.107, that provides testing that meets the federal requirements.

(3) Each calendar year, a school transportation provider shall certify to the Department of Education that the provider is in compliance with subsection (2) of this section and, if the provider belongs to a consortium, shall provide the department with the names of persons who operate the consortium.

(4) When a medical review officer of a school transportation provider’s testing program or of the consortium the provider belongs to determines that a positive test result is valid, the officer shall report the finding to the Department of Transportation and to the Department of Education. [2013 c.163 §2]

Note: 825.415 (Drug and alcohol testing) and 825.418 (Hearing regarding test results under ORS 825.415) were added to and made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code by legislative action but were not added to ORS chapter 825 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 825

(formerly chapter 767)

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, [former] ORS chapter 279, are not re­quired to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit opera­tion of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 825—Motor Carriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors825.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 825, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano825.­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.