2011 ORS § 292.907¹
Public Officials Compensation Commission
  • eligibility
  • term

(1) There is established a Public Officials Compensation Commission consisting of 11 members appointed or selected as follows:

(a) Two members who have a background in compensation management, appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate under ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation);

(b) One member appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court;

(c) One member appointed by the President of the Senate;

(d) One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and

(e) Six members selected by lot by the Secretary of State in the manner described in ORS 292.908 (Selection of members by lot).

(2) The term of office of each member is four years. A member is eligible for reappointment or reselection. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the authority having made the appointment or selection of the member representing the vacancy shall make an appointment or selection to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3)(a) None of the following is eligible to serve on the commission:

(A) An individual who holds an office or position the salary of which is subject to ORS 292.907 (Public Officials Compensation Commission) to 292.930 (Annual salary for certain elected officials);

(B) A member of the individuals household; or

(C) A relative of the individual.

(b) As used in this subsection:

(A) Member of the individuals household means any person who resides with an individual who holds an office or position the salary of which is subject to ORS 292.907 (Public Officials Compensation Commission) to 292.930 (Annual salary for certain elected officials).

(B) Relative means the spouse or domestic partner of an individual who holds an office or position the salary of which is subject to ORS 292.907 (Public Officials Compensation Commission) to 292.930 (Annual salary for certain elected officials), any children of the individual or of the individuals spouse or domestic partner, and brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, mothers-in-law, fathers-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, stepparents, stepchildren or parents of the individual or of the individuals spouse or domestic partner.

(4) To be eligible to serve on the commission, an individual must have voted in the two general elections next preceding the individuals appointment, reappointment, selection or reselection. [1983 c.790 §1; 2007 c.901 §1]