ORS 196.540¹
Marine reserves
  • rules

The State Department of Fish and Wildlife, State Fish and Wildlife Commission, State Land Board and relevant state agencies shall, consistent with existing statutory authority, implement:

(1) The November 29, 2008, recommendations from the Ocean Policy Advisory Council on marine reserves by adopting rules to establish, study, monitor, evaluate and enforce a pilot marine reserve at Otter Rock and a pilot marine reserve and a marine protected area at Redfish Rocks.

(2) The January 25, 2011, recommendations, limited to those related to boundaries and allowances, from the State Department of Fish and Wildlife on marine reserves by adopting rules to establish, study, monitor, evaluate and enforce:

(a) A marine reserve and two marine protected areas at Cape Falcon;

(b) A marine reserve and three marine protected areas at Cascade Head; and

(c) A marine reserve, two marine protected areas and a seabird protection area at Cape Perpetua. [2009 c.847 §1; 2012 c.27 §2]

Note: 196.540 (Marine reserves) to 196.555 (Reporting) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 196 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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