2007 ORS 522.455¹
Rehearing on rule or order
  • judicial review

(1) Any person or state or local governing body, special district or agency with an interest in geothermal resources within an area to be designated as a unit that is adversely affected by any rule or order of the governing board of the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries may apply to the board for a rehearing within 30 days after the adoption of the rule or entry of the order. The board shall decide within 45 days after the filing date of the rule or order whether to grant a rehearing. If granted, the rehearing shall be held without undue delay. Failure to act within the 45-day period constitutes approval of the rehearing request.

(2) Any person or state or local governing body, special district or agency that holds a working interest in geothermal resources in a designated or proposed unit area that is adversely affected by any rule promulgated or order entered by the board may obtain judicial review of the rule or order pursuant to ORS chapter 183. [1981 c.588 §13]

Chapter 522

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate recovery of geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; require­ments for exploring for or produc­tion of geothermal or oil or gas resources, (1974) Vol 37, p 68

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 522—Geothermal Resources, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­522.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 522, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­522ano.­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.