ORS 508.725¹
Released fish as state property
  • consideration by commission of adverse economic impact on hatcheries

(1) All fish released under ORS 508.700 (Permits for salmon hatcheries) to 508.745 (Disposition of moneys received under ORS 508.700 to 508.745) during the time they are in the wild will be the property of the state and may be taken under angling or commercial fishing laws of this state until they return to the private hatchery.

(2) In carrying out the provisions of ORS 496.162 (Establishing seasons, amounts and manner of taking wildlife) or 506.129 (Establishing seasons, amounts and manner of taking food fish), the State Fish and Wildlife Commission shall not consider evidence of or argument regarding the prospect of adverse economic impact on the activities of hatcheries for which permits have been issued unless the commission determines that it is necessary in order to comply with the policies set forth in ORS 496.012 (Wildlife policy) or 506.109 (Food fish management policy). [1971 c.203 §4; 1979 c.335 §1]

Chapter 508

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12 EL 81 (1981)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 508—Licenses and Permits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­508.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 508, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­508ano.­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