2011 ORS § 390.620¹
Pacific shore not to be alienated
  • judicial confirmation

(1) No portion of the lands described by ORS 390.610 (Policy) or any interest either therein now or hereafter acquired by the State of Oregon or any political subdivision thereof shall be alienated except as expressly provided by state law. The State Parks and Recreation Department and the State Land Board shall have concurrent jurisdiction to undertake appropriate court proceedings, when necessary, to protect, settle and confirm all such public rights and easements in the State of Oregon.

(2) No portion of the ocean shore declared a state recreation area by ORS 390.610 (Policy) shall be alienated by any of the agencies of the state except as provided by law.

(3) In carrying out its duties under subsection (1) of this section with respect to lands and interests in land within the ocean shore, the State Land Board shall act with respect to the portion of the tidal submerged lands, as defined in ORS 274.705 (Definitions for ORS 274.705 to 274.860) (7), and the submersible lands, as defined in ORS 274.005 (Definitions) (8), that are situated within the ocean shore as it does with respect to other state-owned submerged and submersible lands within navigable waters of this state.

(4) In carrying out its duties under subsection (1) of this section with respect to lands and interests in land within the ocean shore, the State Parks and Recreation Department shall act with respect to such lands and interests as it does with respect to other lands and interests within state recreation areas. [1967 c.601 §§2(4),3; 1969 c.601 §5; 1973 c.364 §1]