2011 ORS § 508.755¹
Membership
  • duties
  • meetings
  • expenses

(1) There is established within the State Department of Fish and Wildlife the Commercial Fishery Permit Board. The board shall consist of members appointed by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission as follows:

(a) Three members shall be chosen to represent the Columbia River gillnet salmon fishing industry.

(b) Three members shall be chosen to represent the ocean troll salmon fishing industry.

(c) Three members shall be chosen to represent the ocean pink shrimp fishing industry.

(d) Three members shall be chosen to represent the Yaquina Bay roe-herring fishing industry.

(e) Three members shall be chosen to represent the sea urchin commercial fishery.

(f) Three members shall be chosen to represent the ocean Dungeness crab fishing industry.

(g) Three members shall be chosen to represent the black rockfish and blue rockfish fishing industry and the nearshore fish fishing industry.

(h) Three members shall be chosen to represent developmental fisheries as described in ORS 506.450 (Definitions for ORS 506.450 to 506.465) to 506.465 (Developmental Fisheries Board).

(i) Three members shall be chosen to represent each restricted participation system or restricted vessel permit system established by rule of the commission under ORS 506.462 (Review of denial of applications).

(j) Two members shall be chosen to represent the public.

(2) A member of the board shall receive no compensation for services as a member. However, subject to any applicable law regulating travel and other expenses of state officers and employees, a member shall be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of official duties.

(3) The board shall select such officers, for such terms and with such duties and powers, as the board considers necessary for the performance of those offices.

(4) A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(5) The board shall meet at such times and places as may be determined by the chairperson or by a majority of the members of the board.

(6) Notwithstanding any other provision of law:

(a) Members of the board representing the Columbia River gillnet salmon fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.285 (License fees), 508.470 (When licenses expire) and 508.775 (Vessel permit required to engage in fishery) to 508.796 (Review of permit denial).

(b) Members of the board representing the ocean troll salmon fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.801 (Vessel permit required to engage in fishery) to 508.825 (Review of permit denial).

(c) Members of the board representing the ocean pink shrimp fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.880 (Vessel permit required to engage in fishery), 508.883 (Use of single delivery license in lieu of vessel permit) and 508.889 (Issuance of permits limited) to 508.910 (Review of permit denial).

(d) Members of the board representing the Yaquina Bay roe-herring fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.765 (Roe-herring limited participation).

(e) Members of the board representing the sea urchin commercial fishery shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.760 (Sea urchin limited participation).

(f) Members of the board representing the ocean Dungeness crab fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.921 (Findings).

(g) Members of the board representing the black rockfish and blue rockfish fishing industry and the nearshore fish fishing industry shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 508.947 (Eligibility for permit), 508.957 (Permit transfer restrictions) or 508.960 (Review of permit denial).

(h) Members of the board representing developmental fisheries shall participate in actions of the board only on matters arising under ORS 506.450 (Definitions for ORS 506.450 to 506.465) to 506.465 (Developmental Fisheries Board).

(i) Members of the board representing a restricted participation system or a restricted vessel permit system established by rule of the commission under ORS 506.462 (Review of denial of applications) shall participate in actions of the board only on matters related to that system. [Formerly 508.920; 2003 c.809 §13; 2007 c.95 §3]