Oregon Statutes - Chapter 469 - Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities - Section 469.805 - State members of council; confirmation; qualifications.

(1) The Governor, subject to Senate confirmation pursuant to section 4, Article III of the Oregon Constitution, shall appoint two persons to serve as members of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Planning Council for terms of three years.

(2) In making the appointments under subsection (1) of this section, the Governor shall consider but is not limited to:

(a) Prior experience, training and education as related to the duties and functions of the council and the priorities contained in section 4 of Public Law 96-501.

(b) General knowledge of the concerns, conditions and problems of the physical, social and economic environment of the State of Oregon.

(c) The need for diversity of experience and education related to the functions and duties of the council and priorities of Public Law 96-501.

(3) Of the persons appointed under subsection (1) of this section, not more than one member of the Oregon delegation to the council shall reside within the boundary of an area that includes the First and Third Congressional Districts as described in ORS 188.135 and the Portland, Oregon, Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. [1981 c.49 §2; 1995 c.156 §1; 1997 c.249 §168]

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