2007 ORS 421.347¹
Advisory council
  • membership
  • duties

(1) The administrator of Oregon Corrections Enterprises shall establish, by the issuance of a policy directive or order, an advisory council consisting of not fewer than three members to provide policy input concerning Oregon Corrections Enterprises operations and its discharge of the functions and duties prescribed by section 41, Article I of the Oregon Constitution, and ORS 192.502 (Other public records exempt from disclosure), 421.305 (Establishment of industries in institutions), 421.312 (Contracts with federal government for producing goods or furnishing services of inmates during national emergency authorized), 421.344 (Creation of Oregon Corrections Enterprises as semi-independent agency) to 421.367 (Report to Governor and Legislative Assembly), 421.412 (Use of inmate labor in acquisition of crops to be consumed in state institutions), 421.442 (Creation of accounts and subaccounts relating to prison work and on-the-job training programs), 421.444 (Intellectual property) and 421.445 (Supervision of inmates in Oregon Corrections Enterprises program). The council shall select one of its members as chairperson. The council shall meet not less frequently than semiannually at the offices of Oregon Corrections Enterprises. The council shall meet at such other times and places specified by the administrator. All members shall be entitled to expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions).

(2) The membership of the advisory council shall consist of at least one representative of each of the following interests, as determined at the discretion of the administrator:

(a) At least one member shall be a person who has experience in, and can represent the interests and perspective of the banking or finance industry;

(b) At least one member shall be a person who has experience in and can represent the interests and perspective of private business in Oregon; and

(c) At least one member shall be a person who has experience in the field of labor relations and can represent the interests and perspective of organized labor.

(3) Members of the advisory council must be citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Oregon. No member of the council may be an employee of the Department of Corrections or of Oregon Corrections Enterprises.

(4) The order or policy directive that establishes the advisory council may specify the terms of office of members of the council and may provide for removal of members from the advisory council by the administrator, either at the pleasure of the administrator or for other grounds specified in the order or policy directive. Upon the expiration or termination of the term of any member appointed to represent an interest under subsection (2) of this section, the administrator shall appoint a successor to represent that interest. A member of the advisory council shall be eligible for reappointment. [1999 c.955 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 421—Department of Corrections Institutions; Compacts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­421.­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.