ORS 458.532¹
Hunger Relief Task Force

(1) The Hunger Relief Task Force is established in the Housing and Community Services Department. The task force shall consist of not more than 28 members appointed as follows:

(a) The President of the Senate shall appoint one member from among members of the Senate.

(b) The Senate Minority Leader shall appoint one member from among members of the Senate.

(c) The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member from among members of the House of Representatives.

(d) The House Minority Leader shall appoint one member from among members of the House of Representatives.

(e) The Director of the Housing and Community Services Department, with the advice of the Director of Human Services, shall appoint the following:

(A) One member representing the Department of Education who has experience in child nutrition programs.

(B) One member representing the Department of Human Services who has experience in food stamp programs.

(C) One member representing the Department of Human Services who has experience in the Women, Infants and Children program.

(D) One member representing the State Department of Agriculture.

(E) One member representing the Oregon Food Bank.

(F) One member representing United Way of America or a successor organization.

(G) One member representing an Oregon low-income advocacy group.

(H) One member who is a student at an institution of higher education.

(I) One member representing the Community Action Directors of Oregon.

(J) One member representing the food retailing industry.

(K) One member representing the food growing and processing industries.

(L) One member who is a direct service provider.

(M) One member representing county government.

(N) One member representing the migrant community.

(O) Three members representing the religious community.

(P) One member representing the Housing and Community Services Department.

(Q) No more than six additional members having qualifications other than those of members described in subparagraphs (A) to (P) of this paragraph.

(2) A member serves for a three-year term. A member may be reappointed.

(3) If there is a vacancy for any cause, the appointing authority shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term. The appointing authority may appoint a replacement for any member of the task force who misses more than two consecutive meetings of the task force.

(4) One-half of the task force membership constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(5) The Director of the Housing and Community Services Department shall provide the task force with staff support the director deems appropriate, by using Housing and Community Services Department employees or by contract. The director shall also provide for the payment of appropriate task force operating expenses. [Formerly 411.849; 2001 c.900 §203; 2007 c.145 §3]

Note: See note under 458.530 (Policy on hunger).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 458—Housing and Community Services Programs; Individual Development Accounts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors458.­pdf (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. Currency Information