2017 ORS 285A.091¹
Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority Board
  • members
  • terms
  • quorum

(1) The Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority Board is created as a policy-making and advisory body within the Oregon Business Development Department. The board consists of nine members as follows:

(a) One nonvoting member appointed from members of the Senate by the President of the Senate;

(b) One nonvoting member appointed from members of the House of Representatives by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(c) One member appointed by the State Treasurer; and

(d) Six members appointed by the Governor.

(2) Persons appointed members of the board must be Oregon residents, well qualified by experience to make policy and recommendations in areas of concern to the Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority and to perform the duties of office. Members shall be appointed with consideration given to knowledge and experience:

(a) In the field of state and municipal finance;

(b) Of the infrastructure and public works needs in Oregon cities;

(c) Of the infrastructure and public works needs in Oregon counties;

(d) Of issues related to ports that affect the state;

(e) Of issues related to special service district services furnished across the state; and

(f) Of infrastructure and public works necessary to further Oregon’s long term economic growth.

(3) The office of the State Treasurer may recommend persons with expertise in the field of state and municipal finance for membership on the board.

(4) The term of a member of the board appointed by the Governor, the State Treasurer or the President of the Senate is four years. The term of a member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives is two years.

(5) In case of a vacancy on the board for any cause, the appointing authority shall appoint a successor to serve for the unexpired term.

(6) A member of the board may be appointed to serve two consecutive terms. A member who serves two consecutive terms is not eligible for reappointment within one year following the expiration of the second term.

(7) The board shall select one of its members to chair the board for such term and with duties and powers necessary to perform the functions of the office as the board determines.

(8) A majority of the voting members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(9) Notwithstanding ORS 171.072 (Salary of members and presiding officers), members of the board who are members of the Legislative Assembly are not entitled to mileage expenses or a per diem and serve as volunteers on the board.

(10) Members of the board who are not members of the Legislative Assembly are entitled to compensation and reimbursement for expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [2009 c.830 §1a; 2011 c.272 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285A—Economic Development I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285A.­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.