ORS 84.049¹
Creation and retention of electronic records by governmental agency
  • conversion of records into electronic records

(1) A governmental agency of this state shall determine whether, and the extent to which, the governmental agency will create and retain electronic records or convert written records or records that exist in other forms into electronic records.

(2) A person with authority to create or retain custody of a record on behalf of a governmental agency may approve the conversion of the record into an electronic record in accordance with policies the governmental agency adopts. [2001 c.535 §17; 2011 c.39 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 84—Electronic Transactions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors084.­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.
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