ORS 173.635¹
Director duties and powers

(1) The Legislative Policy and Research Director shall, subject to available resources:

(a) Prepare or assist in the preparation of legislative research and otherwise facilitate the development of legislative policy, when requested to do so by a member or committee of the Legislative Assembly;

(b) Provide advice and assistance to legislative committees;

(c) Exercise continuing supervision, coordination and support of clerical and administrative services to legislative standing and interim committees, including consideration of adequacy of staff and administrative services for these committees; and

(d) Provide research facilities and services to members and committees of the Legislative Assembly.

(2) The director may employ and fix the compensation of such professional assistants and other employees as the director deems necessary for the work under the charge of the director.

(3) The director may enter into contracts to carry out the functions of the director. [2016 c.88 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 173—Legislative Service Agencies, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors173.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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