ORS 198.740¹
Election procedure governed by law under which district operates
  • omission governed by district or general election law

When ORS 198.705 (Definitions for ORS 198.705 to 198.955) to 198.955 (Disposition of assets) require an election to be called within a district, the election shall be conducted as provided by the principal Act of the district or as provided by the principal Act for an election on formation. However, to the extent of an omission in the principal Act:

(1) If the district or territory is defined as a district under ORS 255.012 ("District" defined), ORS chapter 255 applies.

(2) If the district is not named in ORS 255.012 ("District" defined), the general election laws apply. [1971 c.727 §11; 1983 c.350 §5]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disposi­tion of district prop­erty upon dissolu­tion, (1972) Vol 35, p 1059; dissolu­tion of insolvent district, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117

Chapter 198

Atty. Gen. Opinions

When rural fire protec­tion district may levy taxes on prop­erty within a forest protec­tion district, (1972) Vol 36, p 71

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 198—Special Districts Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors198.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 198, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­198ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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