2011 ORS § 274.406¹
Declaration of states claim
  • effect

(1) Upon the adoption of a report by the State Land Board under ORS 274.404 (Administrative determination of navigable waterway) (2)(e), the board shall declare the nature and extent of the states claim to any interest that remains or is vested in the State of Oregon with respect to any land or waterway described in the report.

(2) Except as it may be modified upon review pursuant to ORS 274.412 (Judicial review of declaration of states claim), a declaration made by the board pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall be binding upon the State of Oregon with respect to the interest, if any, of the State of Oregon in any land or waterway described in the declaration.

(3) Nothing contained in this section is intended to affect the ability of a court of competent jurisdiction to make a determination with respect to a private claim to or interest in real property. [1995 c.471 §5]