The Legislative Process
Official Dates of Interest 2011-2012
Function of the Chief Clerk's Office
Chief Clerk's Staff
Honorary Page Program
Glossary of Legislative Terms
Minimum Qualifications of a State Representative
Oath of Office for Members of the House
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
House Seating Chart
The Chief Clerk is elected by the membership of the House of Representatives and serves a two-year term.
Responsibilities include: Serving as the parliamentarian of the House and handling all administrative functions associated with the House; preparing all measures, histories, journals and related publications; retaining all measures and official papers or records of the proceedings and actions of the House and having charge of the publication and distribution of publications; supervising House employees; and providing the proper stage for the consideration and enactment of Oregon laws.
Ramona Kenady, Chief Clerk
Cathy Ferguson, Asst. Chief Clerk
Todd Kenady, Projects Coordinator
Obie Rutledge, Reading Clerk
Donna Scott, Calendar Composer/Journal Edito
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