ORS 523.625¹
Election laws applicable

(1) ORS chapter 255 governs the following:

(a) The nomination and election of commissioners.

(b) The conduct of district elections.

(2) The electors of a district may exercise the powers of the initiative and referendum regarding a district measure, in accordance with ORS 255.135 (Submitting prospective petition) to 255.205 (Retention of petition materials). [1983 c.350 §298]

Chapter 523

Notes of Decisions

Under these sec­tions, in which state authorizes public ownership of geothermal resources, it is ques­tionable whether legislature intended thereby to create monopolistic control; nowhere is there any express authoriza­tion to exclude private competi­tion in geothermal market. Parks v. Watson, 716 F2d 646 (1983)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 523—Geothermal Heating Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors523.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 523, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­523ano.­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