Commission staff are recommending changes to OAR 845-004-0001 regarding the prohibited interest set out in ORS 471.710(2) applicable to OLCC commissioners and staff. The primary substantive change is to expressly set out the exemption for the food and beverage industry commissioner. The other proposed changes are primarily to clarify the nature of the prohibitions, the disclosure requirements, and process for addressing such prohibited interests.
Generally speaking, the rule achieves its stated goal and ensures that the Commission and its staff will continue to safeguard the public and fulfill the Commission’s other regulatory interests without being subject inappropriate interests.
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