2007 ORS 401.881¹
Oregon Homeland Security Council

(1) The Oregon Homeland Security Council is created within the Office of Emergency Management. The council shall:

(a) Receive briefings on security matters for which the office is responsible at least annually from state agencies and organizations as determined by the council; and

(b) Advise state agencies with responsibility for security matters on the future direction of the office’s planning, preparedness, response and recovery activities.

(2) The membership of the council shall consist of:

(a) Four members from the Legislative Assembly appointed as follows:

(A) Two members from the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; and

(B) Two members from the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(b) The Governor;

(c) The Adjutant General;

(d) The Superintendent of State Police;

(e) The Director of the Office of Emergency Management; and

(f) Additional members appointed by the Governor who the Governor determines necessary to fulfill the functions of the council, including state agency heads, elected state officials, local government officials, a member of the governing body of an Indian tribe and representatives from the private sector.

(3) Each member appointed to the council under subsection (2)(a) and (f) of this section serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority. The membership of a public official ceases upon termination of the office held by the official at the time of appointment to the council.

(4) The Governor shall be chairperson of the council.

(5) Members of the council are not entitled to compensation but, at the discretion of the director, may be reimbursed, in the manner and amount provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions), from funds available to the office for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members of the council. [2005 c.825 §8]

Note: 401.881 (Oregon Homeland Security Council) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 401 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 401

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 677 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 401—Emergency Services and Communications, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­401.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 401, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­401ano.­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.