2015 ORS 174.112¹
"Executive department" defined

(1) Subject to ORS 174.108 (Effect of definitions), as used in the statutes of this state "executive department" means all statewide elected officers other than judges, and all boards, commissions, departments, divisions and other entities, without regard to the designation given to those entities, that are within the executive branch of government as described in Article III, section 1, of the Oregon Constitution, and that are not:

(a) In the judicial department or the legislative department;

(b) Local governments; or

(c) Special government bodies.

(2) Subject to ORS 174.108 (Effect of definitions), as used in the statutes of this state "executive department" includes:

(a) An entity created by statute for the purpose of giving advice only to the executive department and that does not have members who are officers or employees of the judicial department or legislative department;

(b) An entity created by the executive department for the purpose of giving advice to the executive department, if the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is a public body; and

(c) Any entity created by the executive department other than an entity described in paragraph (b) of this subsection, unless the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is not a governmental entity or the entity is not subject to any substantial control by the executive department. [2001 c.74 §4; 2013 c.1 §102]

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Law Review Cita­tions

32 WLR 1 (1996); 34 WLR 219 (1998)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 174—Construction of Statutes; General Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors174.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 174, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano174.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.