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SB 552 - Establishes the Governor as the Superintendent of Public Instruction - Key Vote

Oregon Key Votes

John Kitzhaber signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes the Governor as the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (38-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Governor as the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Governor of Oregon as the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Governor to appoint a Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, who must have at least 5 years of experience in the administration of an elementary or secondary school (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the Governor will become the Superintendent of Public Instruction after one of the following occurs (Sec. 3):
    • The expiration of the current Superintendent of Public Instruction's term of service; or
    • The vacancy for any cause of the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction that occurs on or after the effective date of this act.
  • Authorizes the current Superintendent of Public Instruction to continue to serve until the Governor assumes the role (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Governor as the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Governor of Oregon as the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Governor to appoint a Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, who must have at least 5 years of experience in the administration of an elementary or secondary school (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the Governor will become the Superintendent of Public Instruction after one of the following occurs (Sec. 3):
    • The expiration of the current Superintendent of Public Instruction's term of service; or
    • The vacancy for any cause of the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction that occurs on or after the effective date of this act.
  • Authorizes the current Superintendent of Public Instruction to continue to serve until the Governor assumes the role (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes the Governor as the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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