Highway Beautification

ORS 377.836
Application of certain statutes to Travel Information Council


Except as otherwise provided by law, and except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the provisions of ORS 279.835 (Definitions for ORS 279.835 to 279.855) to 279.855 (Entities that may obtain goods and services through Oregon Department of Administrative Services) and 283.085 (Definitions for ORS 283.085 to 283.092) to 283.092 (Effect of financing agreement on tax status) and ORS chapters 240, 276, 279A, 279B, 279C, 282, 283, 291, 292 and 293 do not apply to the Travel Information Council. The council is subject to all other statutes governing a state agency that do not conflict with ORS 377.700 (Short title) to 377.844 (Enforcement of rules regarding health and safety), including the tort liability provisions of ORS 30.260 (Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300) to 30.300 (ORS 30.260 to 30.300 exclusive) and the provisions of ORS chapter 183. Subject to the requirements of ORS chapters 238 and 238A, the council’s employees are members of the Public Employees Retirement System.


The following shall apply to the council:


ORS 279A.250 (Definitions for ORS 279A.250 to 279A.290) to 279A.290 (Miscellaneous receipts accounts);


ORS 282.210 (Performance within state of public printing, binding and stationery work) to 282.230 (Provisions required in contracts for work to be done outside of state); and


ORS 293.235 (“State agency” defined for ORS 293.240 and 293.245), 293.240 (Writing off uncollectible debts due state agency), 293.245 (Subsequent collection of debt written off under ORS 293.240), 293.611 (Accounts and records of Secretary of State as Auditor of Public Accounts), 293.625 (Statements to be rendered to Secretary of State) and 293.630 (Date for closing accounts by persons who must make annual accounts). [1993 c.745 §4; 1997 c.249 §122; 2003 c.733 §77; 2003 c.794 §268; 2012 c.107 §63]
§§ 377.700 to 377.840

Notes of Decisions

Exclusion of on-premises signs from regulation as outdoor advertising signs is not content-based discrimination against noncommercial speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions, Inc. v. State of Oregon, 150 Or App 106, 945 P2d 614 (1997), aff'd 331 Or 634, 20 P3d 180 (2001)

Imposition of content-neutral regulatory requirements does not infringe on protected speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions v. Department of Transportation, 340 Or 275, 132 P3d 5 (2006)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

City and county "police power" for removal of billboards and signs; compensation or amortization period, (1974) Vol 36, p 1145


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