The Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services or the designee of the director shall:
Control and manage all state printing.
Control all state printing purchases, including those outside of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services; and any printing conducted outside of the department on behalf of state government may be conducted only through authority of the director or the director’s designee.
Printing and binding that advertises or promotes products, agricultural or manufactured, shall not be considered state printing.
The director or the director’s designee may advertise for bids and award contracts for state printing, but the policy of the director or the director’s designee in deciding what work shall be let by contract shall be dictated by questions of good business and economy. [Amended by 1959 c.293 §1; 1975 c.605 §2; 1995 c.452 §11; 2001 c.539 §2]