ORS 176.010¹
Commencement of term
  • inauguration

The official term of the Governor shall commence upon the publication of the returns by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as provided in section 4, Article V, Oregon Constitution; or in case of an election of the Governor by the Legislative Assembly, as provided in section 5, Article V, Oregon Constitution, the official term of the Governor shall commence immediately upon such election; and the Governor shall be inaugurated by taking the oath of office.

Chapter 176

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of repeal of the Governor’s Retire­ment Act by initiative on the right of past and present governors to receive the retire­ment benefits, (1973) Vol 36, p 476

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 176—Governor, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors176.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 176, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano176.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information