Chapter 543  Hydroelectric Projects

General Provisions

§ 543.010 Definitions for ORS 543.010 to 543.610
§ 543.012 Applicability of chapter to reauthorization of existing hydroelectric project
§ 543.014 Exemption for wave energy project
§ 543.015 Policy
§ 543.017 Minimum standards for development of hydroelectric power

(Temporary Provisions Relating To Wave Energy Projects Subject To Federal Licensing Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 543.017)

§ 543.050 Powers of Water Resources Commission as to permits, licenses, investigations, reports, forms and examination of records
§ 543.055 Hearings and witnesses
§ 543.060 Investigations

Hydroelectric Project Fees

§ 543.075 Definitions for ORS 543.075 to 543.092
§ 543.078 Annual fee for hydroelectric project
§ 543.080 Project specific fees
§ 543.082 Invoice for fees
§ 543.085 Periodic review of annual fee
§ 543.088 Payment of costs or fee for reauthorization or relicensing of project
§ 543.090 Payment of expenses of Hydroelectric Application Review Team for project operating under federal license and state power claim or uncertificated claim
§ 543.092 Amendment of hydroelectric water right or claim
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Appropriation Of Water For Power; Application Of Law

§ 543.110 Appropriation and use of water for power is governed by this chapter
§ 543.120 Water power projects to be in conformity with this chapter
§ 543.140 Projects or developments constructed by federal government excepted from law
§ 543.150 Municipal corporations and utility districts
§ 543.160 Hydroelectric facility on North Santiam River prohibited
§ 543.165 Hydroelectric facility on part of Deschutes River prohibited
§ 543.170 Hydroelectric facility on Squaw Creek prohibited
§ 543.175 Hydroelectric facility on Deschutes River within City of Bend prohibited

Preliminary Permits; Licenses

§ 543.210 Preliminary permits
§ 543.220 Notice of filing of application
§ 543.225 Hearing on application
§ 543.230 Hearings on application
§ 543.250 Permit
§ 543.255 Determination of cumulative impacts of proposed hydroelectric power projects
§ 543.260 Licenses
§ 543.265 Testing of fish protection measures as condition for hydroelectric project permit or license
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Time For Construction; Termination, Revocation Or Transfer Of License

§ 543.410 Construction of project
§ 543.420 Noncompletion of construction within prescribed time
§ 543.430 Proceedings after completion of project for violation of license terms
§ 543.440 Transfer of license, rights or property

Financing Of Projects; Liens; Bond Of Licensee

§ 543.525 ORS 543.530 to 543.550 not applicable to regulated utilities
§ 543.530 Issuance by licensee of stocks, bonds or other interest without authorization of Water Resources Commission prohibited
§ 543.540 Consideration for bonds, stocks and other securities
§ 543.550 Liens prohibited
§ 543.560 Bond of licensee or letter of credit securing claims of suppliers

Acquisition Of Project By State Or Municipality

§ 543.610 Acquisition of project by state or municipality

Power Generation By Districts

§ 543.650 Policy
§ 543.655 Definitions for ORS 543.650 to 543.685
§ 543.660 Authority of district to enlarge or modify water system and power generating facilities
§ 543.662 Authority of district to develop joint project with private person
§ 543.664 Rules relating to joint projects of districts and private persons
§ 543.665 Authority to issue revenue bonds to acquire hydroelectric facilities
§ 543.670 Manner of issuance of revenue bonds
§ 543.675 Power of eminent domain not to be exercised to acquire hydroelectric facilities
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Power Development Fees

§ 543.705 Definitions for ORS 543.710 to 543.730
§ 543.710 Annual fee based on horsepower
§ 543.720 Payment of annual fee
§ 543.730 Failure to file statement or pay fees as evidence of abandonment of claim

Use Of Existing Water Right For Hydroelectric Purposes

§ 543.760 Definition of water right
§ 543.765 Certificate to use water for hydroelectric purposes

Penalties

§ 543.990 Penalties