2007 ORS 291.332¹
Meetings of board
  • terms of members
  • filling vacancies on board

(1) The Emergency Board shall meet immediately upon adjournment of each Legislative Assembly and elect a chairperson from their number. The board shall meet thereafter at such times as it may determine.

(2) The board may not transact business unless a quorum is present. A quorum consists of a majority of board members from the House of Representatives and a majority of board members from the Senate.

(3) Action by the board requires the affirmative vote of a majority of board members from the House of Representatives and a majority of board members from the Senate.

(4) The term of members of the board shall run from the adjournment of one regular session to the organization of the next regular session.

(5) If a vacancy occurs in the board, either the Speaker, if the legislator previously filling the position was a member of the House, or the President, if the legislator previously filling the position was a member of the Senate, shall fill such vacancy by an appointment for the unexpired term. However, such appointment, before becoming effective, shall be confirmed by the remaining members of the board, sitting as such board. [1953 c.386 §6; 2007 c.695 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitu­tionality of the Emergency Board, (1974) Vol 37, p 130; constitu­tionality of Legislature's grant of powers to Emergency Board, (1978) Vol 38, p 825

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 197-220 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 291—State Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­291.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 291, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­291ano.­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.