Oregon Historical and Heritage Agencies, Programs and Tax Provisions

ORS 358.622
State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation


There is created a State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation consisting of not more than nine members appointed by the Governor. At least one-half of the members shall be from among persons recognized as professionals in the areas of history, architectural history, architecture, archaeology, museum management or cultural or ethnic minorities. A representative of the Oregon Native American Indian community shall be appointed.


The committee:


Shall review and make recommendations concerning nominations by the State Historic Preservation Officer of properties to the state and national registers of historic properties and places;


Shall advise the State Historic Preservation Officer on matters of policy, programs and budget; and


May perform such other duties as may be requested by the State Historic Preservation Officer.


The Governor shall select the chairperson and vice chairperson with such terms and duties as the committee may prescribe. Five members of the committee constitute a quorum. The committee shall meet a minimum of three times a year.


Members of the committee shall not receive compensation but shall be entitled to actual and necessary travel expenses subject to ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions).


The committee shall develop the criteria for the creation of an Oregon State Register of Historic Properties, and review properties for acceptance by the Oregon Property Management Account and may appoint any other committee or subcommittee necessary to carry out its functions. [1983 c.268 §5]


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