2015 ORS 206.080¹
Certificate of election or appointment to new sheriff
  • service on former sheriff

When a new sheriff is elected or appointed, and has qualified, the county clerk shall give the new sheriff a certificate of that fact, under the seal of office of the county clerk. Whenever thereafter the new sheriff is authorized by statute to enter upon the duties of the office, the new sheriff shall serve such certificate upon the former sheriff, from which time the powers of the former sheriff cease, except when otherwise specially provided.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County clerk's authority to certify elec­tion of per­son as sheriff who is neither certified nor eligible for certifica­tion as police of­fi­cer, (1980) Vol 40, p 464

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 206—Sheriffs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors206.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 206, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano206.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.