ORS 2.550¹
Chief Judge

(1) The Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals shall be a judge of the court appointed as provided in ORS 1.003 (Chief Justice’s powers to appoint Chief Judge and presiding judges).

(2) The Chief Judge may designate another judge of the court to perform the functions of the office of Chief Judge when the Chief Judge is temporarily unable to perform those functions.

(3) The Chief Judge, to facilitate exercise of administrative authority and supervision over the court and consistent with applicable provisions of law, may make rules, issue orders and take other action appropriate to that exercise. [1969 c.198 §5; 1981 s.s. c.1 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 2—Supreme Court; Court of Appeals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors002.­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