OREGON GOVERNMENT Bill giving Oregon public records advocate independence heads to vote SB 1506 removes the governor’s authority to hire and fire the public records advocate and gives that responsibility to the Public Records Advisory Council. By Sam Stites - Oregon Capital Bureau February 12, 2020 at 5:13pm Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.