2007 ORS § 805.256¹
Disposition of moneys from salmon registration plate surcharge

(1) After deduction of the cost of administration of the salmon registration plate program, moneys from the surcharge imposed by ORS 805.255 (Salmon registration plate) shall be transferred and appropriated as follows:

(a) Half of the moneys shall be transferred to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board established under ORS 541.360 (Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board) and shall be continuously appropriated to the board for watershed enhancement projects under ORS 541.375 (Watershed enhancement projects) that are designed to restore salmonid habitats and improve the health of streams that support salmonid populations; and

(b) Half of the moneys shall be transferred to the State Parks and Recreation Department Fund established under ORS 390.134 (State Parks and Recreation Department Fund) and continuously appropriated for the purposes described in ORS 390.134 (State Parks and Recreation Department Fund) (4).

(2) As used in this section, "the cost of administration of the salmon registration plate program" is the sum of all Department of Transportation expenses for the issuance or transfer of salmon registration plates under ORS 805.255 (Salmon registration plate) that are above the normal costs of issuing, renewing and transferring registration plates in the normal course of the business of the department. These expenses include, but are not limited to, the costs of collecting the salmon registration plate surcharge and transferring salmon registration plates. [1997 c.672 §7; 2003 c.14 §465]