ORS 273.902¹
Confirmation of title to swamp and overflow lands
  • deed to claimant

(1) All the rights and title of the State of Oregon to the swamp and overflowed lands of this state, and claimed by persons who have completed settlement thereon, or who may hereafter complete settlement under the provisions of the preemption or homestead laws of the United States, and have obtained a patent or certificate of final proof therefor, hereby are granted and confirmed unto such claimant, or the heirs or assigns of the claimant, respectively.

(2) Upon application of any such claimant to the Department of State Lands, with proof of claim evidenced by United States patent or final certificate of proof of settlement and payment, issued from the United States Land Office, the department shall execute and deliver to such claimant, without charge, a quitclaim deed of the state’s right and title to the lands so claimed. [Formerly 274.120]

Chapter 273

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Require­ments of competitive bidding on prop­erty valued over $1,000, (1975) Vol 37, p 773; authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit wa­ter supply corpora­tion, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 343, 344 (1984)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 273—State Lands Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­273.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 273, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­273ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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. Currency Information