2017 ORS 561.070¹
Assistants and employees
  • appointment, classification and duties

(1) The Director of Agriculture may employ veterinarians, chemists, bacteriologists and other experts, inspectors, accountants, stenographers, clerks or other help necessary to carry out efficiently the work of the State Department of Agriculture. The director may assign duties and responsibilities to each officer and employee of the department.

(2) The director may at any time designate or appoint any officer or employee of the department to act as assistant director of agriculture and may terminate such designation or appointment at any time, with or without cause. The assistant director of agriculture may perform such duties of the director as may be prescribed by the director.

(3) If the director appoints any research analysts pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, two of such research analysts may be members of unclassified service as provided in ORS chapter 240. [Amended by 1957 c.451 §1; 1967 c.208 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 561—State Department of Agriculture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors561.­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.