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ORS 192.610
Definitions for ORS 192.610 to 192.690


As used in ORS 192.610 (Definitions for ORS 192.610 to 192.690) to 192.690 (Exceptions to ORS 192.610 to 192.690):

(1)

“Decision” means any determination, action, vote or final disposition upon a motion, proposal, resolution, order, ordinance or measure on which a vote of a governing body is required, at any meeting at which a quorum is present.

(2)

“Executive session” means any meeting or part of a meeting of a governing body which is closed to certain persons for deliberation on certain matters.

(3)

“Governing body” means the members of any public body which consists of two or more members, with the authority to make decisions for or recommendations to a public body on policy or administration.

(4)

“Public body” means the state, any regional council, county, city or district, or any municipal or public corporation, or any board, department, commission, council, bureau, committee or subcommittee or advisory group or any other agency thereof.

(5)

“Meeting” means the convening of a governing body of a public body for which a quorum is required in order to make a decision or to deliberate toward a decision on any matter. “Meeting” does not include any on-site inspection of any project or program. “Meeting” also does not include the attendance of members of a governing body at any national, regional or state association to which the public body or the members belong. [1973 c.172 §2; 1979 c.644 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

City council as "governing body," (1979) Vol. 39, p 525; county court deliberations on subdivision permit appeal and annexation to translator district, (1980) Vol 40, p 388; application to workshop session of board of special district, (1980) Vol 40, p 458; panel appointed by Governors of Oregon and Washington to assess Washington Public Power Supply System options as subject to Public Meetings Law, (1981) Vol. 42, p 187

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 345, 346, 348, 349, 351 (1974); 58 OLR 521 (1980)

§§ 192.610 to 192.690

Notes of Decisions

A retained labor negotiator is neither a member of a public body nor a governing body, and ORS 192.610 to 192.690 therefore have no applicability to negotiations conducted by a retained negotiator. Southwestern Oregon Publishing Co. v. Southwestern Oregon Community College Dist., 28 Or App 383, 559 P2d 1289 (1977), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Secret ballot under "Public Meeting Law," (1974) Vol 37, p 183; quality of openness in public meetings of public governing bodies, (1976) Vol 38, p 50; information-gathering sessions as public meetings, (1977) Vol 38, p 1471; Home-rule cities and counties as subject to Public Meetings Law, (1980) Vol 41, p 28; Deliberation of Land Use Board of Appeals following hearings as subject to Public Meetings Law, (1980) Vol 41, p 218; Application of Public Meeting Law to meeting of Multnomah County Committee for Indigent Defense Certification, (1981) Vol 41, p 417; Discussion of salaries of public body in executive session, (1982) Vol. 42, p 362; Student government committees recommending fee assessments and allocations as subject to Public Meetings Law, (1984) Vol 44, p 69; Oregon Medical Insurance Pool is fundamentally private-sector body, under virtually total private control, created by state to fulfill public purpose and is not state agency or public corporation subject to

Public Meetings Law, (1989) Vol 46, P 155

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 339-354 (1974); 55 OLR 519-536 (1976)

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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Attorney General's Public Meetings and Records Manual, (1973) Vol 36, p 543; public meetings and records manual, (1976) Vol 37, p 1087; prohibition on disclosing marriage records, (1998) Vol 49, p 21


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