Courts and Judicial Officers Generally

ORS 1.008
Personnel plan, fiscal plan and property plan

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall establish and maintain, consistent with applicable provisions of law:


A personnel plan for officers, other than judges, and employees of the courts of this state who are state officers or employees, governing the appointment, promotion, classification, minimum qualifications, compensation, expenses, leave, transfer, layoff, removal, discipline and other incidents of employment of those officers and employees.


A plan for budgeting, accounting and other fiscal management and control applicable to expenditures made and revenues received by the state in respect to the courts of this state.


A plan for acquisition, use and disposition of supplies, materials, equipment and other property provided by the state for the use of the courts of this state. [1981 s.s. c.3 §4]

Notes of Decisions

Public Employe Collective Bargaining Act applies to the Judicial Department and is not inconsistent with ORS 1.002 or 1.008. Lent v. ERB, 63 Or App 400, 664 P2d 1110 (1983), Sup Ct review denied

Chief Justice may not validly enter into contract with judicial employee that provides pension benefits in excess of benefits otherwise authorized by statute. Bowen v. Public Employees Retirement Board, 227 Or App 444, 206 P3d 232 (2009), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 1

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 436 (1974)


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