2007 ORS 471.705¹
Oregon Liquor Control Commission
  • qualifications
  • compensation
  • term
  • confirmation

(1) There is created the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, consisting of five persons appointed by the Governor. One member shall be from among the bona fide residents of each congressional district of the state. One member shall be from the food and alcoholic beverage retail industry. Not more than three commissioners shall be of the same political party and one shall be designated by the Governor to be chairperson of the commission. The commissioners are entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). Each commissioner at the time of appointment and qualification shall be a resident of this state and shall have resided in this state for at least five years next preceding appointment and qualification. The commissioner shall be an elector therein and not less than 30 years of age. A commissioner shall cease to hold office if the commissioner ceases to possess the residency or industry qualification for appointment and the Governor shall appoint a qualified individual to complete the unexpired term.

(2) The term of office of a commissioner shall be four years from the time of appointment and qualification and until a successor qualifies. The terms of the commissioners shall commence April 1. In case any commissioner is allowed to hold over after the expiration of the term, the successor shall be appointed for the balance of the unexpired term. Vacancies in the commission shall be filled by the Governor for the unexpired term. Each commissioner is eligible for reappointment but no person shall be eligible to serve for more than two full terms.

(3) All appointments of commissioners by the Governor are subject to confirmation by the Senate pursuant to section 4, Article III, Oregon Constitution. [Amended by 1967 c.577 §11; 1969 c.314 §50; 1973 c.792 §17; 1979 c.251 §1; 1981 c.545 §9]

Chapter 471

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment by OLCC of staff member as "hearings advocate" at certain OLCC contested case hearings, (1983) Vol 44, p 1

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 479 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 471—Alcoholic Liquors Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­471.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 471, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­471ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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