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Example of State Board and Commission Bylaws (Rules of Procedure) Sample Index
State Controller's Division, February 2002
Documented state board and commission bylaws are the ground rules that everyone in the organization agrees to follow. They hold the group together and form the nucleus of board and commission governance. The bylaws should serve to operationalize and ensure compliance with organizational enabling legislation,   Oregon's public meeting laws, and the Board and Commission Manual published by the Oregon Governor's Office.

Article I - General Provisions

Name
Purpose and Mission Statement
Enabling Legislation
Board/Commission Membership
Relationship to Governor, DAS Executive, and Agency Director

Article II - Rights and Duties of Board/Commission Members

Election/Appointment of Chair
Powers and Duties of Chair
Officers - Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer
Powers and Duties of Officers
Powers and Duties of General Members
Voting
Public, Communication, and Press Relations

Article III - Powers and Duties of the Agency Head

Attendance at Meetings
Preparation and Delivery of Agenda
Notification of Meetings
Board Administration & Staff Support
Agency Administration

Article IV - Board and Commission Committees

Standing Committees
- Audit
- Budget and Finance
- Strategic Planning
Special Committees

Article V – Meetings
Regular Board and Commission Meetings
Special Meetings
Annual Meeting
Committee Meetings
Public Hearings
Convening Workgroups
Records and Document Management
Quorum Requirements
Resolutions, Policies, Rules, and Decisions

Article VI - Financial and Administrative Requirements

Hiring Agency Head Policies and Procedures
Agency Head Performance Review Process
Travel and Subsistence Allowances
Reimbursement of Office Expenses
Restrictions of expenses and allowances
Communication and Computer Technical Services
Board/Commission Publications
Lobbying and Reporting

Article VII - Parliamentary Procedures

 
Article VIII - Definitions

Client Agency Audits
 
 June 2011

Aviation, Department of: Continue Improvements Over Contract Monitoring
Report No. 2011-15 (pdf)

 January 2011

Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010
Report No. 2011-02 (pdf)

January 2010

Columbia River Gorge Commission: For the Year Ended June 30, 2009
Report No. 2010-05 (pdf) Contract Audit

July 15, 2009 

Oregon Department of Aviation: Controls Over Contract Monitoring Should be Improved to Better Protect State Assets
Report No. 2009-17 (pdf) 

February 17, 2009Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008
Report No. 2009-04 (pdf)     Summary 
September 10, 2008Oregon Board of Dentistry: Internal Control Review
Report No. 2008-25 (pdf)     Summary 
June 24, 2008Licensed Counselors and Therapists, Board of: Change of Director Review
#108-2008-06-01 (pdf)
April 21, 2008Real Estate Agency: Change of Director Review
#919-2008-04-01 (pdf)
April 18, 2008Racing Commission, Oregon: Change of Director Review
#862-2008-04-01 (pdf)
March 27, 2008Tax Practitioners, Oregon State Board of: Change of Director Review
#119-2008-03-01 (pdf)
March 27, 2008Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office: Change of Director Review
#131-2008-03-01 (pdf)
March 27, 2008Employment Relations Board: Change of Director Review
#115-2008-03-01 (pdf)
March 16, 2008Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007
Report No. 2008-02 (pdf)     Summary
July 2, 2007 Psychologist Examiners, Board of: Change of Director Review
#122-2007-07-01 (pdf)
May 17, 2007Government Standards and Practices Commission: Change of Director Review
#199-2007-05-01 (pdf)
March 16, 2007Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006
Report No. 2007-07 (pdf)     Summary
August 21, 2006Department of Aviation
Report No. 2006-18 (pdf)     Summary
March 2, 2006Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005
Report No. 2006-05 (pdf)      Summary
January 13, 2006Investigators, Oregon Board of: Change of Director Review
#259-2006-01-01 (pdf)
May 16, 2005Aviation, Oregon Department of: Change of Director Reviews
#109-2005-05-01 (pdf)
April 21, 2005Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004
Report No. 2005-13 (pdf)      Summary 
June 3, 2004Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003
Report No. 2004-21 (pdf)      Summary
August 2003Oregon Department of Aviation: Expedinture Audit Fiscal Year 2004
Report No. 2003-30
 (pdf)     Summary           
May 2003      Office of the Governor:  Change of Director Review
#121-2003-05-01 (pdf)
April 2003     
Racing Commission, Oregon: Change of Director Review
#862-2003-04-01 (pdf)
March 5, 2003
Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002
Report No. 2003-07 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
March 2003
Psychologist Examiners, Oregon Board of: Change of Director Review
#122-2003-03-01 (pdf)
March 2003
Public Defense Services, Office of: Change of Director Review
#404-2003-03-01 (pdf)
February 2003
Tax Practitioners,Oregon State Board of: Change of Director Review
#119-2003-02-01 (pdf)
February 2003
Dispute Resolution Commission,Oregon: Change of Director Review
#173-2003-02-01 (pdf)
February 2003
Teacher Standards & Practices Commission,Oregon: Change of Director Review
#584-2003-02-01 (pdf)
June 20, 2002
Oregon  Board of Investigators: Change of Director Audit
Report No. 2002-27 (pdf)   Summary (pdf)   Management Letter (pdf)
June 20, 2002
Oregon  Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: Change of Administrator Audit
Report No. 2002-26 (pdf)    Summary (pdf)   Management Letter (pdf)
February 4, 2002
Columbia River  Gorge Commission:July 1, 2000, toJune 30, 2001
Report No. 2002-05 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
January 3, 2002
Commission on Hispanic Affairs: Change of Director
Report No. 2002-04 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
October 1, 2001
Oregon  Disabilities Commission: Change of DirectorReview
Report No. 2001-40 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
September 13, 2001
Oregon  Commission on Black Affairs: Change of Director
Report No. 2001-39 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
September 13, 2001
Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners: Change of Director Audit
Report No. 2001-38 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
August 22, 2001
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission: Special Review
Report No. 2001-34 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
July 9, 2001
Oregon Commission on Asian Affairs: Change of Director Audit
Report No. 2001-29 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
June 18, 2001
Oregon Commission for Women:Change of Director Audit
Report No. 2001-25 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
May 7, 2001
Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 1999, toJune 30, 2000
(report only available in hard copy)     Summary (pdf)
December 1, 2000
Water Resources Department: Change of Director
Report No. 2000-41 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
October 4, 2000
Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 1998, toJune 30, 1999
(report only available in hard copy)    Summary (pdf)
December 9, 1999
Oregon Resource and Technology Development Fund: For the Period Ended June 15, 1999 and the Year Ended June 30, 1998
(report only available in hard copy)     Summary (pdf)
December 6, 1999
State Board of Tax Services Examiners: Change of Administrator Audit
Report No. 1999-41 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
May 10, 1999
Oregon Board of Accountancy: Review of Cash Handling Procedures
Report No. 1999-16 (pdf)      Summary (pdf)
April 12, 1999
Columbia River Gorge Commission: July 1, 1997 toJune 30, 1998
Report No. 1999-14 (pdf)       Summary (pdf)

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