Bill Text: OR SB916 | 2011 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Relating to state finance; declaring an emergency.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2011-06-30 - In committee upon adjournment. [SB916 Detail]

Download: Oregon-2011-SB916-Introduced.html

     76th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2011 Regular Session

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LC 3563

                         Senate Bill 916



The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the
measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to
consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor's
brief statement of the essential features of the measure as

  Directs agency that has realized savings due to agency actions
and received appropriation of part of savings for purposes of
professional development and productivity improvement to report
to Joint Committee on Ways and Means on manner in which savings
were expended and outcomes achieved.
  Declares emergency, effective on passage.

                        A BILL FOR AN ACT
Relating to state finance; amending ORS 291.120; and declaring an
Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon:
  SECTION 1. ORS 291.120 is amended to read:
  291.120. (1) Pursuant to ORS 291.252, if the Oregon Department
of Administrative Services certifies agency savings due to agency
actions rather than changes in service demands and such actions
do not materially reduce legislatively authorized programs, 50
percent of the savings shall be credited to the General Fund or,
if the agency's funds originated as dedicated funds or federal
funds, to the fund or account of the agency to be used for
purposes of the fund or account.
  (2) The remaining 50 percent shall be continuously appropriated
to the agency for enhancing professional development, including
employee training projects related to productivity, technology
enhancement and related expenditures that have a long term
benefit. A productivity improvement project may be for research
and development intended to lead to improved productivity.
   { +  (3) If savings are continuously appropriated to an agency
under subsection (2) of this section, the agency shall file a
written report with the Joint Committee on Ways and Means
describing the manner in which the savings were expended by the
agency and the outcomes achieved. The agency shall file the
report not later than the first day of the next regular session
of the Legislative Assembly after the savings are substantially
expended. + }
  SECTION 2.  { + This 2011 Act being necessary for the immediate
preservation of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency
is declared to exist, and this 2011 Act takes effect on its
passage. + }