ORS 179.331¹
Appointment, suspension and removal of superintendents

(1) The superintendents shall be appointed and, whenever the public service requires such action, may be removed, suspended or discharged, as follows:

(a) The superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital, by the Director of the Oregon Health Authority.

(b) The superintendents of Department of Corrections institutions as defined in ORS 421.005 (Definitions), by the Director of the Department of Corrections.

(2) For purposes of the State Personnel Relations Law, the superintendents are assigned to the unclassified service. [1965 c.616 §81 (enacted in lieu of 179.330); 1969 c.597 §26; 1971 c.301 §17; 1987 c.320 §119; 2003 c.14 §75; 2009 c.595 §132; 2013 c.36 §40; 2015 c.318 §11]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­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