ORS 476.040¹
Deputies and assistants

The State Fire Marshal shall appoint a chief deputy state fire marshal and deputy state fire marshals whose duties shall be to assist in carrying into effect the provisions of ORS 476.010 (Additional definitions) to 476.090 (Records of fires) and 476.155 (When judges authorized to issue inspection warrants) to 476.170 (Execution of warrant), 476.210 (Investigation of fires by municipal officers and constables) to 476.270 (Insurance company reports of suspicious fires), 479.140 (School fire prevention) and 479.168 (Definitions for ORS 479.168 to 479.190 and 479.990) to 479.190 (Liability in damages for failure to comply with order under ORS 479.170). The State Fire Marshal may also employ such other assistants and employees and incur such other expenses as the State Fire Marshal may deem necessary in carrying into effect these provisions. The State Fire Marshal may remove any deputies or assistants for cause. [Amended by 1963 c.523 §6; 1985 c.118 §3; 1993 c.185 §26]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 476—State Fire Marshal; Protection From Fire Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors476.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 476, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­476ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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