2017 ORS 236.140¹
Term, removal, vacancy in appointive offices

Any person holding an appointive office in any of the offices, departments or institutions of this state shall hold the same for an indefinite term not exceeding four years, or for the term specified for the office by law. A person holding an appointive office shall at all times serve at the pleasure of and be subject to removal by the appointive power that made the appointment unless a different standard for removal from the office is specified by law. The appointive power may in all cases appoint a successor. [Amended by 2013 c.425 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 236—Eligibility; Resignations, Removals and Vacancies; Discipline; Transfers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors236.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.
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.