ORS 176.300¹
Temporary transfer of power

The Governor may at any time declare that the Governor expects to be temporarily disabled for a period of time and will not be able to discharge the duties of the office during that period of time. The Governor shall indicate the date and time that the period of disability will commence, and an estimate of the length of time during which the Governor will be disabled. Upon the date and time specified by the Governor, the person charged with assuming the duties of the office under Article V, section 8a of the Oregon Constitution, shall commence serving as Acting Governor. Upon the Governor declaring that the period of disability has ended, the Acting Governor shall immediately cease to perform those duties and the Governor shall resume performance of the duties of the office of Governor. [2009 c.77 §1]

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