Make and adopt rules for the guidance of the agencies and for the government of their respective institutions.
The agencies, respectively, may:
Sue and plead in all courts of law and equity.
Subject to ORS 279A.050 (Procurement authority) (7), procure, contract for or enter into agreements for goods and services of all kinds, including personal services contracts designated under ORS 279A.055 (Personal services contracts), and perform all legal acts requisite and necessary for the successful management and maintenance of the institutions within their respective jurisdictions. [Amended by 1967 c.419 §57; 1969 c.597 §18; 1969 c.706 §63; 1987 c.320 §107; 2001 c.900 §27; 2003 c.794 §200; 2009 c.397 §1; 2009 c.595 §119]