Oregon Statutes - Chapter 576 - Agricultural Marketing Generally - Section 576.255 - Removal of members.

(1) The Director of Agriculture may remove any member of a commodity commission for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, after a public hearing and after serving upon the member a copy of the charges against the member, together with a notice of the time and place of the hearing, at least 10 days prior to such hearing. At the hearing the member shall be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel and shall be permitted to present evidence to answer the charges and explain the facts alleged against the member.

(2) In every case of removal, the director shall file in the office of the Secretary of State a complete statement of all charges against the member, the findings of the director and a record of the entire proceedings held in connection with the charges. [1953 c.489 §16; 1965 c.515 §4; 1977 c.198 §11; 2005 c.22 §391]

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