2017 ORS 291.332¹
Meetings of board
  • terms of members
  • filling vacancies on board

(1) The Emergency Board shall meet immediately upon adjournment sine die of each odd-numbered year regular session of the Legislative Assembly. The board shall meet thereafter at such times as it may determine, except that the activities of the board are suspended during the period beginning at the convening of a regular session of the Legislative Assembly and ending at the adjournment of that session.

(2)(a) The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall serve as cochairpersons of the board.

(b) The President of the Senate shall appoint members of the board from among members of the Senate. The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint members from among members of the House of Representatives.

(3) The board may not transact business unless a quorum is present. A quorum consists of a majority of board members from the House of Representatives and a majority of board members from the Senate.

(4) Action by the board requires the affirmative vote of a majority of board members from the House of Representatives and a majority of board members from the Senate.

(5) The term of members of the board shall run from the adjournment of one odd-numbered year regular session to the convening of the next odd-numbered year regular session.

(6) If a vacancy occurs in the board, either the Speaker, if the legislator previously filling the position was a member of the House, or the President, if the legislator previously filling the position was a member of the Senate, shall fill the vacancy by an appointment for the unexpired term. [1953 c.386 §6; 2007 c.695 §2; 2011 c.545 §14; 2016 c.117 §31]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitu­tionality of the Emergency Board, (1974) Vol 37, p 130; constitu­tionality of Legislature’s grant of powers to Emergency Board, (1978) Vol 38, p 825

Law Review Cita­tions

55 OLR 197-220 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 291—State Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors291.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 291, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano291.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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