2007 ORS 358.570¹
Oregon Heritage Commission
  • establishment
  • terms of commission members

(1) To assure the conservation and development of Oregon’s heritage there is established in the State Parks and Recreation Department the Oregon Heritage Commission consisting of nine voting members appointed by the Governor and eight ex officio members as described in ORS 358.575 (Commission membership).

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

(3) A member of the commission is entitled to actual and necessary travel and other expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [1995 c.428 §1; 1997 c.112 §1]

Note: 358.570 (Oregon Heritage Commission), 358.575 (Commission membership), 358.580 (Selection of chairperson) and 358.585 (Rules) to 358.595 (Coordination of heritage activities) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 358 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 358—Museums; Historical Societies; Preservation of Historical and Archaeological Properties and Objects; Oregon Historic Families Database, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­358.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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