ORS 476.515¹
Other officers authorized to act when Governor unavailable

If the Governor is unavailable to make timely exercise of the authority under ORS 476.510 (Short title) to 476.610 (Payment of claims), the Superintendent of State Police may exercise such authority, and if that individual is unavailable the State Fire Marshal may exercise such authority. Any orders, rules or regulations issued by the Superintendent of State Police or the State Fire Marshal pursuant to this section have the same force and effect as if issued by the Governor. [1979 c.76 §5; 1987 c.414 §81; 1993 c.186 §2]

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 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.
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