ORS 696.398¹
Delegation by commissioner to employees
  • requirements

(1) The Real Estate Commissioner may delegate to any of the officers and employees of the Real Estate Agency to exercise or discharge in the commissioner’s name any power, duty or function vested in or imposed upon the commissioner under this chapter. The power to administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses, take evidence and require the production of books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, agreements or other documents or records, and to sign notices and orders may be exercised by an officer or employee of the agency only when specified in writing by the commissioner and filed in the records of the Real Estate Agency.

(2) An official act of an individual acting in the commissioner’s name and by authority of the commissioner shall be deemed to be an official act of the commissioner. [1975 c.746 §26; 2007 c.319 §14]

Chapter 696

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Sales of subdivision lots by mobile home salespeople, (1975) Vol 37, p 865; sales or offers of interests in limited partnerships to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 696—Real Estate and Escrow Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­696.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 696, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­696ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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