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Oregon Library Laws - Revised Statutes - State Library: Finances
Oregon Revised Statutes
Chapter 357 - Libraries; Archives ; Poet Laureate
 
STATE LIBRARY
 
(Finances)
 
357.195 State Library Donation Fund; Talking Book and Braille Library Endowment Fund.
(1) The State Library Donation Fund is established separate and distinct from the General Fund. The following moneys shall be placed in the fund:
(a) Gifts and donations to the State Library;
 
(b) The interest, income, dividends or profits received on any property or funds of the State Library derived from gifts, legacies, devises, bequests, endowments or other donations;
 
(c) Other interest earned by the fund; and
 
(d) Any other moneys placed in the fund as provided by law.
(2) Moneys in the fund that are derived from profits, interest or other earnings traceable to a specific gift, legacy, devise, bequest, endowment or other donation shall be used in the same manner as the principal or corpus of the gift, legacy, devise, bequest, endowment or other donation.
 
(3) The State Treasurer shall credit monthly to the fund any interest or other income derived from the fund or the investing thereof.
 
(4) The Trustees of the State Library may establish a Talking Book and Braille Library Endowment Fund as a subaccount of the State Library Donation Fund.
 
(5) Moneys in the State Library Donation Fund are continuously appropriated to the State Library for use by, and support and maintenance of, the State Library. Claims against the fund shall be approved and warrants issued in the manner provided by law. 
357.200 Miscellaneous Receipts Account.
(1) The State Librarian shall deposit with the State Treasurer all moneys received for materials furnished and for services rendered and all federal grants and other revenues received, except those described in ORS 357.195. Moneys deposited with the treasurer under this subsection shall be deposited into the Miscellaneous Receipts Account for the State Library and are continuously appropriated to the State Library for books, pamphlets and periodicals, and for any other purpose authorized by law.
 
(2) The State Library may maintain a petty cash fund in compliance with ORS 293.180 in the amount of $200 from moneys in the Miscellaneous Receipts Account for the State Library. 
357.203 Assessment against state agencies for operating costs of State Library and State of Oregon Law Library.
(1) The State Library and State of Oregon Law Library operating budget for services to state agencies shall be assessed against all state agencies except the Oregon University System. The State Library assessment shall be apportioned among the agencies as follows:
(a) One-third of the assessment shall be based on the use of the State Library by the agency; and
 
(b) Two-thirds of the assessment shall be based on the number of full-time equivalent employees budgeted by the agency.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (4) of this section, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall cause the amount assessed to be transferred from the moneys appropriated to each state agency to the Miscellaneous Receipts Account for the State Library.
 
(3) Subject to the provisions of subsection (5) of this section, the department shall determine and may at any time redetermine which state funds or appropriations shall be assessed a reasonable share of State Library and State of Oregon Law Library operating expenses that support state agencies. In determining or redetermining the funds that shall be so assessed:
(a) A fund consisting of moneys the use of which is restricted by the Oregon Constitution shall be assessed only those governmental service expenses ascertained as being necessarily incurred in connection with the purposes set forth in the Oregon Constitution.
 
(b) Trust funds shall be assessed only those governmental service expenses ascertained as being necessarily incurred in connection with the purposes for which the trust fund was established.
 
(c) State agencies shall be assessed only the State Library and State of Oregon Law Library expenditures that support state agencies.
(4) The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall cause the amount assessed against state agencies for the operating budget of the State of Oregon Law Library to be transferred to the Judicial Department. Moneys transferred under this subsection are continuously appropriated to the Judicial Department and may be used only for the costs of operating the State of Oregon Law Library.
 
(5) Unless the Oregon Department of Administrative Services and the Judicial Department agree to a different methodology and formula, the State of Oregon Law Library assessment shall be apportioned on the basis of the number of full-time equivalent employees budgeted by the agency.