(1) Prior to the submission of any application for financial assistance or grants from the United States or any agency thereof by or on behalf of any agency of this state, the application must be submitted for legislative review in the following manner:
(a) If the application is to be submitted to the federal government when the Legislative Assembly is in session, the application shall be submitted to the Joint Committee on Ways and Means for review.
(b) If the application is to be submitted to the federal government when the Legislative Assembly is not in session, the application shall be submitted to the Emergency Board or to the interim Joint Committee on Ways and Means for review.
(2) If the legislative agency authorized under subsection (1) of this section to review applications described therein approves the application, it may be submitted to the appropriate federal agency. If the legislative agency disapproves of the application, it shall not be submitted to any federal agency unless it is or can be modified to meet the objections of the legislative agency.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the Joint Committee on Ways and Means and the Emergency Board may exempt any state agency from the requirements of this section. Project grants for departmental research, organized activities related to instruction, sponsored research or other sponsored programs carried on within the Department of Higher Education, for which no biennial expenditure limitations have been established, are exempt from the requirements of this section.
(4) The review required by this section is in addition to and not in lieu of the requirements of ORS 293.550. [1973 c.44 §1; 2007 c.911 §9]Section: Previous 291.366 291.368 291.370 291.371 291.372 291.373 291.374 291.375 291.376 291.378 291.380 291.385 291.402 291.404 291.405 Next
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