Courts and Judicial Officers Generally
Legislative advisory committee
(1)The Council on Court Procedures shall elect five persons from among its members to serve as a legislative advisory committee. Two members of the committee shall be judges. Two members shall be members of the Oregon State Bar who are not judges. One member shall be the public member designated under ORS 1.730 (Council on Court Procedures) (1)(e). The committee shall elect one of its members to serve as chairperson of the committee.
(2)Upon the request of the chairperson of a legislative committee considering legislation that proposes changes to the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure, the legislative advisory committee established under this section shall provide technical analysis and advice to the legislative committee. Analysis and advice shall be by a majority vote of the legislative advisory committee. The committee shall consult with and consider comments from the full Council on Court Procedures to the extent possible. Analysis and advice under this subsection must be provided within 10 days after the request from the chairperson of a legislative committee.
(3)The legislative advisory committee established under this section may vote to take a position on behalf of the Council on Court Procedures on proposed legislation. If the legislative advisory committee has voted to take a position on behalf of the council, the committee shall so indicate to the legislative committee.
(4)Members of the legislative advisory committee established under this section may meet by telephone and may vote by telephone. Meetings of the committee are not subject to ORS 192.610 (Definitions for ORS 192.610 to 192.690) to 192.690 (Exceptions to ORS 192.610 to 192.690).
(5)Members of the legislative advisory committee established under this section may appear before legislative committees for the purpose of testifying on legislation that proposes changes to the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. [1995 c.455 §8]
Law Review Citations
53 OLR 436 (1974)