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SECRETARY OF STATE, ELECTIONS DIVISION

 

DIVISION 100

Public Officials Compensation Commission

165-100-0035

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this division is to provide uniform procedures for the selection and notification by the Secretary of State (“Secretary”) of electors to be appointed to the Public Officials Compensation Commission (“Commission”) as provided for in ORS 292.908.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907 & 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0040

Conducting the Selection of Names by Lot

No later than May 20 of the year of selection, the Secretary shall arrange for the random selection of 100 names of electors from each congressional district that requires appointment of a new commissioner, or from the statewide registration roll for the at large position. The Secretary may employ an electronic data processing system or device to make the random selection of electors as required by this section. The list compiled shall form the pool of prospective candidates for appointment to the Commission under ORS 292.908.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907, 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0045

Notifying Persons Selected by Lot

(1) No later than May 31 of the year of selection, the Secretary shall notify by nonforwardable 1st class mail each prospective candidate selected under OAR 165-100-0040. The notification shall contain a response form and prestamped, self-addressed return envelope.

(a) The notification shall include the statutory qualifications for membership on the Commission as specified in ORS 290.907-290.930 and describe the duties of the position under 290.907-290.930.

(b) The notification shall instruct the prospective candidate to certify on the form whether the prospective candidate satisfies the statutory qualifications to serve on the Commission and indicate whether the prospective candidate is willing to serve on the Commission if selected to serve.

(c) The prospective candidate shall be instructed to return the form no later than June 10 of that year.

(d) A prospective candidate, by appropriate indication on the form, may decline to serve on the Commission. The Secretary shall take as conclusive indication that the prospective candidate has declined to serve if the form is not received by the Secretary on or before June 10 of that year. The notification shall include an appropriate notice of this deadline.

(2) The Secretary shall compile a list by open position of each qualified prospective candidate who has timely returned the notification form, and on the form has certified that the prospective candidate satisfies the specified qualifications described in ORS 290.907 and is willing to serve on the Commission.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907, 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0050

Selecting Candidates for Appointment by Lot

(1) From the list prepared under OAR 165-100-0045(2), the Secretary shall conduct a separate, manual selection at random of all qualified prospective candidates for each open position.

(2) This list shall serve as the list of available candidates for the initial appointment and for filling any vacancy occurring during the term of office for which the initial appointment was made.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907, 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0055

Term of Appointment

(1) The term of office of each member is four years. A member is eligible for reappointment or reselection.

(2) The term of office for the members first appointed on or after the effective date of Oregon Laws 2007, chapter 901, will begin on July 1, 2008.

(3) Notwithstanding the term of office specified in subsection (1) of this section, the term of office for the members first appointed on or after the effective date of Oregon Laws 2007, chapter 901 will expire on the dates set forth in Oregon Laws 2007, chapter 901, section 4.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907, 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0060

Appointment to Commission

(1) No later than July 1 of the year of selection, for each open position to which ORS 292.908 applies, the Secretary shall forward to the Commission the name of the first available candidate selected under OAR 165-100-0050 for appointment to the Commission.

(2) In the event that a candidate whose name has been forwarded to the Commission for appointment to the Commission declines the appointment, the Commission shall promptly inform the Secretary, who shall forward to the Commission the name of the next available candidate eligible for appointment to the open position from the list compiled under OAR 165-100-0045.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907, 292.908
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

165-100-0065

Vacancy on Commission

(1) Whenever a vacancy occurs in any of the positions to which ORS 292.908 applies, the Commission shall promptly notify the Secretary of the vacancy. The Secretary shall forward to the Commission for appointment the name of the next available candidate on the list created in OAR 165-100-0045 or that position. This procedure will be repeated until this list is exhausted.

(2) If the list for a position to which ORS 292.908 applies is exhausted, the Secretary shall create a new list for that position using the most recent voter information available on the Oregon Centralized Voter Registration system. Except for the revision of timelines under this section, the process for compiling the data file of records of electors by congressional district, conducting the selection by lot, notifying electors selected, determining appointees, and forwarding to the Commission the certified list of the name of the elector selected shall be substantially the same as specified in OAR 165-100-0035 through 165-100-0065.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 292.908
Stats. Implemented: ORS 292.907-292.930
Hist.: ELECT 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-08

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