ORS 526.625¹
Effect of failure to maintain qualification
  • removal of member

(1) The State Forester shall immediately declare the office of any member of the board of directors of the Oregon Forest Resources Institute vacant whenever the member becomes a resident of another state or is unable to perform the duties of office. In addition, the State Forester shall immediately declare the office of any member of the board who represents producers vacant if the member ceases to be an active producer in the state.

(2) The State Forester may remove any member of the board of directors for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, but not until after a public hearing thereon and service upon such member of a copy of the charges together with a notice of the time and place of such hearing. Service shall be made not less than 10 days prior to the hearing. At the hearing the member shall be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel and shall be permitted to present evidence to answer the charges and explain the facts alleged. [1991 c.949 §8; 2003 c.423 §5]

Chapter 526

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private land to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 39, p 17

Law Review Cita­tions

22 EL 797 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 526—Forestry Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors526.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 526, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano526.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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