2017 ORS 196.515¹
Short title

ORS 196.405 (Definitions for ORS 196.405 to 196.515) to 196.485 (State agency coordination requirements) shall be known as the Oregon Ocean Resources Management Act. [1987 c.576 §2]

Note: Section 14, chapter 386, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 14. Committee to evaluate grant of permit for ocean renewable energy facilities. (1) The Department of State Lands shall convene a committee to assist the department in evaluating whether to establish by rule a general permit under ORS 196.816 (General permits allowing removal of certain amount of material for maintaining drainage), or grant by rule a general authorization under ORS 196.850 (Waiving permit requirement in certain cases), for ocean renewable energy facilities that are used as components of research projects or demonstration projects that produce ocean renewable energy.

(2) The committee required under subsection (1) of this section shall include, but is not limited to:

(a) Representatives of ocean renewable energy industries;

(b) Representatives of marine industries; and

(c) Representatives of interests related to ocean resources.

(3) Notwithstanding any contrary provision of ORS 196.816 (General permits allowing removal of certain amount of material for maintaining drainage) or 196.850 (Waiving permit requirement in certain cases), the department shall, before establishing a general permit under ORS 196.816 (General permits allowing removal of certain amount of material for maintaining drainage) or granting a general authorization under ORS 196.850 (Waiving permit requirement in certain cases) for the ocean renewable energy facilities described in subsection (1) of this section, convene an advisory committee in accordance with ORS 183.333 (Policy statement) to assist the department in drafting rules under ORS 196.816 (General permits allowing removal of certain amount of material for maintaining drainage) or 196.850 (Waiving permit requirement in certain cases) and this section.

(4) As used in this section, “ocean renewable energy” and “ocean renewable energy facility” have the meaning given those terms in section 1 of this 2015 Act [274.870 (Definitions for ORS 274.870 to 274.879)]. [2015 c.386 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 196—Columbia River Gorge; Ocean Resource Planning; Wetlands; Removal and Fill, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors196.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.