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State IT-related Law
Oregon Revised Statutes direct the Department of Administrative Service (DAS) to oversee and coordinate the planning, acquisition, installation and use of information and telecommunications technology.  DAS is also directed to:
  • Develop statewide plans and a variety of rules, policies, standards and procedures;
  • Secure and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of state information resources; and,
  • Improve the efficient and effective use of state resources through the provision of:
    • Government infrastructure services that can best be provided centrally, and
    • Statewide information systems and networks to aid the reliable exchange of information and applied technology.


IT-related Oregon Revised Statutes
(Most frequently cited IT-related law references in BOLD)
84.052 -184.477

84.052Acceptance and distribution of electronic records by governmental agencies.
84.055 Interoperability.
84.064Oregon Department of Administrative Services duties. (UETA)
184.305 Oregon Department of Administrative Services.
Definitions for ORS 184.475 and 184.477.
Information technology portfolio-based management; inventory; standards; rules; exception.
Enterprise management; plan for management of distributed information technology assets; standards; exception.
283.100 - 283.524

283.100Duty of department to provide administrative functions to state agencies; cost of services; payment.
283.110 Furnishing by state agency to another state agency of services, facilities and materials; services, facilities or materials furnished to other persons.
283.130"Agency" defined for ORS 283.140 to 283.160.
283.140 Central telephone, telecommunications, mail, shuttle bus and messenger service for state agencies; costs; rules.
283.143  Surcharge for telecommunications services; purpose; exempt agencies.
283.500 Policy.
283.505 Coordination of telecommunications systems.
283.510 Acquisition of advanced digital communication network.
283.515Use of agency travel and transportation funds for telecommunications services.
283.520 Contracts for telecommunications equipment and services not to exceed 10 years; contract benefits for certain nonprofit organizations.
283.524 Agreements to fund or acquire telecommunications equipment and services.
291.002 - 291.990

291.002 Definitions.
291.015 Fiscal responsibilities of department; delegation of fiscal functions.
291.016 Making administrative and organizational surveys.
291.018 Conducting research; requiring administrative reports from agencies.
291.026 Examining agency records and financial affairs.
291.028 Submitting suggestions to governor for improvement of state governmental administration.
291.030 "Agency" defined for ORS 291.032 and 291.034.
291.032 Providing technical services involving management and organization.
291.034 Providing technical services involving data processing.
291.037 Legislative findings on information resources.
291.038 State agency planning, acquisition, installation and use of information and telecommunications technology; integrated video conferencing; on-line access service; stakeholders advisory committee; rules.
291.042 Use of data processing programs, information and materials; approval by legislature.
291.045 Definitions for ORS 291.045 and 291.047.
291.047 Public contract approval by Attorney General; exemptions.
291.050 Definitions for ORS 291.050 to 291.060.
291.055 Agency fee approval required; exemptions; restoration of temporarily reduced fees.
291.060 Report of fees to legislative assembly.
291.110 Achieving Oregon benchmarks; monitoring agency progress.
291.204 Prescribing forms for submitting budget estimates and requests for appropriations; furnishing budget forms to agencies.
291.206 Guidance of agencies in completing budget forms.
291.274 Determination of funds and appropriations to be assessed.
291.276 Department to allocate governmental service expenses among state agencies.
291.278 Transfer of allocated amounts to general fund.
291.375 Legislative review of applications for federal financial assistance; submission, approval required; exemptions.
291.990 Penalties.

461.055Emergency database center at Burns; contract requirements; transfer of excess capacity.