2007 ORS 305.695¹
Oregon Charitable Checkoff Commission
  • qualifications
  • term
  • compensation and expenses

(1) There is created the Oregon Charitable Checkoff Commission, consisting of five voting members appointed by the Governor and as nonvoting members, one Representative appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and one Senator appointed by the President of the Senate. One appointment of a voting member shall be based on recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and one appointment shall be made based on recommendation of the President of the Senate.

(2) The term of office of each voting member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. The term of office of a nonvoting member is two years. Before the expiration of the term of a voting member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on January 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy in the voting membership for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term. The Speaker and President, respectively, shall make any appointment to fill a vacancy in the nonvoting membership.

(3) Individuals appointed members of the commission shall be citizens of Oregon well qualified by experience to make policy and recommendations in areas of concern to the commission and otherwise to perform the duties of the office. Members of the commission shall be diversified in their charitable interests. At the time of appointment, the voting members shall not have any direct or indirect financial interest in any checkoff proposal currently in law or under consideration by the commission. If a conflict arises after a member’s appointment, the member shall declare the conflict and abstain from deliberations and voting on the proposal.

(4) A voting member of the commission is entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). The nonvoting legislative members shall be entitled to compensation and expenses under ORS 171.072 (Salary of members and presiding officers). [1989 c.987 §3]

Chapter 305

Notes of Decisions

Policy of efficient and effective tax collec­tion makes doctrine of estoppel against govern­ment in tax cases one of rare applica­tion. Pacific Conference v. Dept. of Rev., 7 OTR 429 (1978)

Law Review Cita­tions

9 WLJ 193-260 (1973)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 305—Administration of Revenue and Tax Laws; Appeals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­305.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 305, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­305ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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