2011 ORS § 441.137¹
Long Term Care Advisory Committee
  • appointment
  • confirmation
  • term
  • qualifications

(1) There is established a Long Term Care Advisory Committee of seven members to be appointed in the following manner:

(a) One person appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(b) One person appointed by the President of the Senate;

(c) One person appointed by the House Minority Leader;

(d) One person appointed by the Senate Minority Leader;

(e) Two persons, from a list of four names submitted by the organizations of seniors, appointed by the Governor; and

(f) One person appointed by the Governor.

(2) Members described in subsection (1)(e) and (f) of this section are subject to confirmation by the Senate under ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).

(3) The term of office of each member is four years. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the appointing authority shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the appointing authority shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(4) The members of the committee must be citizens of this state who are broadly representative to the extent possible of persons over 55 years of age, including persons with disabilities and members of racial and ethnic minorities, who have knowledge and interest in the problems of the elderly and are representative of all areas of the state. At least five members shall be at least 60 years of age.

(5) A member of the committee may not have a financial or fiduciary interest in long term care facilities or service providers, or involvement in the licensing or certification of long term care facilities or service providers. [1985 c.153 §6; 1989 c.224 §93; 2007 c.70 §240; 2009 c.421 §1]