2007 ORS 359.020¹
Oregon Arts Commission
  • members
  • term
  • qualifications
  • vacancy
  • term limit
  • officers
  • quorum
  • compensation and expenses

(1) The Oregon Arts Commission is created as a policy-making and advisory body within the Economic and Community Development Department. The commission shall consist of nine members appointed by the Governor. The term of a member is four years, and the member shall serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.

(2) Persons 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 Arts Program of the Economic and Community Development Department and otherwise to perform the duties of the office.

(3) In case of a vacancy on the commission for any cause, the Governor shall appoint a successor to serve for the unexpired term.

(4) A member of the commission may be appointed to serve two consecutive terms. A member who serves two consecutive terms shall not be eligible for reappointment within one year following the expiration of the second term.

(5) A 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).

(6) The commission shall select one of its members to chair the commission for such term and with duties and powers necessary to perform the functions of the office as the commission determines.

(7) A majority of the members of the commission constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business. [1967 c.321 §2; 1969 c.314 §28; 1979 c.729 §1; 1985 c.491 §1; 1993 c.209 §6]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 359—Art and Culture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­359.­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.
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.