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Private agency, public dollars-Oregon

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Common Definition Themes
These 5 characteristics tend to recur in most state definitions for private agencies which are subject to FOIA laws.
1.) Receive or dispense public funds: Suggest.pngw
1, 2, 4, 5[1]
2.) Created by a public agency: Yes.pngp

Suggest.pngw 1, 2, 4, 5[1]

3.) Present themselves as a public entity: No.pngf
4.) Perform a public function: Suggest.pngw

1, 2, 4, 5[1]

5.) Controlled or managed by a public entity: Suggest.pngw

1, 2, 4, 5[1]


=The legal history does not mention this characteristic or it has rejected this characteristic as a potential defining aspect.


=This characteristic alone is sufficient to bring an organization under the FOIA.


=This is a part of a compound definition requiring multiple characteristics. The numbers after the symbol indicate the additional requirements.


=This is a characteristic that has been mentioned within the legal history and may aid in deciding whether or not the FOIA law applies to an organization but is not a part of a specific definition.

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The Oregon Public Records Law includes in its definition of public body all agencies created by the constitution or any statute of the state.[2]


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