ORS 176.785¹
Proclamation of state of emergency

Whenever the Governor determines that an existing or imminent severe disruption in the supply of one or more energy resources, in Oregon or elsewhere, threatens the availability of essential services, transportation or the operation of the economy, jeopardizing the peace, health, safety and welfare of the people of Oregon, after consultation with the President and majority and minority leaders of the Senate and the Speaker and majority and minority leaders of the House of Representatives, the Governor may by proclamation declare that a state of emergency exists with regard to such resources. In the proclamation, the Governor shall recite with specificity the nature of the severe disruption in the supply of one or more energy resources. [1974 c.5 §8]

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 679 (1975)

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/­Archive/­2007ors176.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 176, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­176ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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