Powers of Attorney

ORS 127.534
Ratification of advance directive form by Legislative Assembly


(1)

In addition to the requirements prescribed by the Oregon Health Authority under ORS 127.533 (Duties) (1), the form of an advance directive adopted pursuant to ORS 127.533 (Duties) may not take effect until the form has been ratified by the Legislative Assembly during an odd-numbered year regular session of the Legislative Assembly in the manner required for the passage of bills by Article IV, section 25 (1), of the Oregon Constitution, and by the Governor in the manner required for the passage of bills by Article V, section 15b, of the Oregon Constitution.

(2)

For purposes of this section, the Advance Directive Adoption Committee established under ORS 127.532 (Appointment) shall submit the form of an advance directive adopted under ORS 127.533 (Duties) to an interim committee of the Legislative Assembly related to the judiciary on or before September 1 of an even-numbered year following the date on which the committee adopts the form. Upon receiving the form, the interim committee shall file a proposed legislative measure with the Legislative Counsel requesting a measure by which the Legislative Assembly and the Governor may ratify the form. [2018 c.36 §4]
Note: Section 29, chapter 36, Oregon Laws 2018, provides:
Sec. 29. Notwithstanding the term of office specified by section 2 of this 2018 Act [127.532 (Appointment)], of the members first appointed by the Governor to the Advance Directive Adoption Committee:

(1)

Four shall serve for a term ending January 1, 2021.

(2)

Four shall serve for a term ending January 1, 2022.

(3)

Four shall serve for a term ending January 1, 2023. [2018 c.36 §29]
§§ 127.510 to 127.585

Law Review Citations

26 WLR 317-338 (1990); 71 OLR 909 (1992)


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