ORS 391.820¹
Advisory committees
  • membership
  • duties

(1) The governing body of each mass transit district, transportation district, Indian tribe or county that receives moneys from the Elderly and Disabled Special Transportation Fund under ORS 391.810 (Distribution of funds to districts, Indian tribes and counties) shall appoint an advisory committee to advise and assist the governing body in carrying out the purposes of ORS 391.800 (Elderly and Disabled Special Transportation Fund) to 391.830 (Use of funds to finance and improve transportation for elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities). The number and terms of the members of an advisory committee appointed under this section shall be determined by the appointing governing body.

(2) To be qualified to serve on an advisory committee of a district or county, an individual must reside within the boundaries of the district, the county within which a district or part thereof is located or the county in which no part of a district is located and must be:

(a) A person who is an elderly individual or an individual with a disability and uses transportation services in the district or county;

(b) A person who is an elderly individual or an individual with a disability and lives in an area of the district or county where there are no public transportation services;

(c) An individual engaged in providing transportation services to elderly individuals or individuals with disabilities in the district or county;

(d) A representative of elderly individuals; or

(e) A representative of individuals with disabilities.

(3) To be qualified to serve on an advisory committee of an Indian tribe, an individual must be able to represent the transportation needs of elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities served by the Indian tribe as determined by the governing body of the Indian tribe.

(4) An advisory committee appointed under this section shall review the distribution of moneys by the governing body of a district, Indian tribe or county under ORS 391.830 (Use of funds to finance and improve transportation for elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities). The advisory committee may propose any changes to the policies or practices of the governing body relating to the distribution that the advisory committee considers necessary or desirable. [1985 c.816 §11; 1987 c.532 §1; 1989 c.224 §68; 2003 c.751 §6; 2007 c.70 §155]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 391—Mass Transportation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­391.­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.
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