Government Ethics

ORS 244.310
Executive director


The Oregon Government Ethics Commission shall appoint an executive director to serve at the pleasure of the commission.


The executive director is responsible for the administrative operations of the commission and shall perform such other duties as may be designated or assigned to the executive director from time to time by the commission. The executive director may designate a person employed by the commission to fulfill any duty or responsibility assigned to the executive director by law or by the commission.


The commission may not delegate the power to adopt rules or issue commission advisory opinions to the executive director. The executive director may issue staff advisory opinions as provided in ORS 244.282 (Executive director and staff advisory opinions). [1974 c.72 §16; 2007 c.865 §16; 2017 c.557 §1]
Chapter 244

Notes of Decisions

Statutory scheme of this chapter is not unconstitutionally vague. Davidson v. Oregon Government Ethics Commission, 300 Or 415, 712 P2d 87 (1985)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Simultaneous membership in church and local governing body as constituting potential conflict of interest, (1981) Vol 41, p 490; contractors that perform services for government as "public officials" subject to ethics law, (1990) Vol 46, p 350

Law Review Citations

19 WLR 701 (1983)


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Jun. 26, 2021