ORS 274.967¹
Department studies
  • report, submission to board
  • hearings

(1) At the direction of the State Land Board pursuant to ORS 274.965 (Determination of state interest), the Department of State Lands shall conduct a study to determine:

(a) The location of any land that was formerly submerged or submersible within the bed and banks of a navigable body of water.

(b) Nature and extent of the interest, if any, that remains or is vested in the State of Oregon with respect to such land.

(2) Upon completion of its study of land required by the board pursuant to ORS 274.965 (Determination of state interest), the department shall prepare a report of its findings under subsection (1) of this section with respect to such land. The department shall submit the report to the board.

(3) The department shall hold such public informational hearing or hearings as the board may direct, with appropriate notice to affected property owners. [1973 c.329 §§4,5; 1977 c.757 §2]

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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