Oregon Statutes - Chapter 469 - Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities - Section 469.040 - Director; duties; appointment; rules.

(1) The State Department of Energy shall be under the supervision of the Director of the State Department of Energy, who shall:

(a) Supervise the day-to-day functions of the State Department of Energy;

(b) Supervise and facilitate the work and research on energy facility siting applications at the direction of the Energy Facility Siting Council;

(c) Hire, assign, reassign and coordinate personnel of the State Department of Energy, prescribe their duties and fix their compensation, subject to the State Personnel Relations Law; and

(d) Adopt rules and issue orders to carry out the duties of the director and the State Department of Energy in accordance with ORS chapter 183 and the policy stated in ORS 469.010.

(2) The director may delegate to any officer or employee the exercise and discharge in the director’s name of any power, duty or function of whatever character vested in the director by law. The official act of any person acting in the director’s name and by the director’s authority shall be considered an official act of the director.

(3) The director shall be appointed by the Governor. [1975 c.606 §5; 1985 c.593 §1; 1993 c.496 §3; 1995 c.551 §4; 1999 c.934 §6; 1999 c.1043 §10; 2003 c.186 §3]

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