ORS 177.040¹
Deputy Secretary of State

The Secretary of State may appoint in writing one Deputy Secretary of State who shall hold the office during the pleasure of the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State is responsible for the acts of the Deputy Secretary of State. The Deputy Secretary of State shall qualify by taking the oath of the principal, to be indorsed upon and filed with the certificate of appointment, and when so qualified the Deputy Secretary of State has the power to perform any act or duty of the Secretary of State pertaining to the office. [Amended by 1981 c.528 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 177—Secretary of State, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors177.­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. Currency Information