ORS 185.430¹

In carrying out the duties of ORS 185.410 (Policy) to 185.430 (Duties), the Commission on Black Affairs shall:

(1) Monitor existing programs and legislation designed to meet the needs of the black population.

(2) Identify and research problem areas and issues affecting the black community and recommend actions to the Governor and the Legislative Assembly, including recommendations on legislative programs.

(3) Maintain a liaison between the black community and government entities.

(4) Encourage black representation on state boards and commissions.

(5) Meet at least annually in a joint meeting of the Commission on Black Affairs, the Commission on Hispanic Affairs, the Commission for Women and the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs to consider and act upon issues of mutual importance to the missions and statutory duties of the commissions. [1983 c.161 §3; 2013 c.353 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 185—Oregon Disabilities Commission; Commissions on Hispanic Affairs, Black Affairs and Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs; Commission for Women, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors185.­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