2011 ORS § 508.904¹
Lottery system for permit issuance
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, if the number of permits renewed under ORS 508.892 (Renewal of permit) falls below 150, the State Department of Fish and Wildlife shall issue permits by lottery systems for vessels that do not meet such requirements, first among those individuals who landed pink shrimp pursuant to a single delivery license referred to in ORS 508.285 (License fees), and then among all other individuals making application therefor. However, the number of permits issued pursuant to any such lottery system may not increase the total number of permits issued beyond 150.
(2) The department shall consider a permit transferred to, purchased by or otherwise held by the federal government as a permit renewed under ORS 508.892 (Renewal of permit). A permit transferred to, purchased by or otherwise held by the federal government is a permit under the limit of 150 permits established by this section. [1979 c.613 §20; 1981 c.365 §7; 1987 c.912 §6; 1989 c.940 §15; 1995 c.602 §25; 2001 c.235 §2]