ORS 274.965¹
Determination of state interest
  • designation of areas
  • study deadlines

(1) The State Land Board shall direct the Department of State Lands to determine whether any interest remains or is vested in the State of Oregon with respect to land that was formerly submerged or submersible land within the bed and banks of a navigable body of water in this state.

(2) In directing a determination by the department under subsection (1) of this section, the board may designate a specifically described area of land within which the department shall make its determination.

(3) The board and the department shall conclude their study of lands formerly submerged or submersible within the Willamette River and carry out their duties under ORS 274.960 (Definitions for ORS 274.960 to 274.985) to 274.985 (Judicial review of declarations) with respect to such lands prior to July 1, 1979.

(4) The board and the department shall carry out their duties under ORS 274.960 (Definitions for ORS 274.960 to 274.985) to 274.985 (Judicial review of declarations) with respect to lands formerly submerged or submersible within navigable bodies of water in this state, other than the Willamette River, prior to July 1, 1979. [1973 c.329 §3; 1977 c.757 §1]

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 326 (1974)

Chapter 274

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; Division of State Lands' authority to require lease or fill or removal permit for private company dredging submerged offshore lands to harvest clams, (1979) Vol 40, p 35; State Land Board's authority to delegate duties to Port of Portland, (1979) Vol 40, p 111

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 343, 346, 348 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 274—Submersible and Submerged Lands, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors274.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 274, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­274ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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