ORS 541.378¹
Restoration and Protection Research Fund
  • establishment
  • sources
  • uses

(1) The Restoration and Protection Research Fund is established separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Restoration and Protection Research Fund shall be credited to the fund. Moneys credited to the fund are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board for the purpose of funding research and other activities related to the restoration and protection of native salmonid populations, watersheds, fish and wildlife habitats and water quality, including but not limited to research, monitoring, evaluation and assessment related to the Oregon Plan.

(2) All moneys received by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board from interest earned on the Restoration and Protection Subaccount of the Parks and Natural Resources Fund created under ORS 541.377 (Parks and Natural Resources Fund), from the Watershed Improvement Operating Fund created under ORS 541.379 (Watershed Improvement Operating Fund) and from the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund created under ORS 541.397 (Watershed Improvement Grant Fund) shall be credited to the Restoration and Protection Research Fund. Moneys credited to the fund and not expended by the completion of a biennium shall remain in the fund. [1999 c.1026 §7a; 2007 c.217 §6]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Watershed Enhancement and Protection; Water Development Projects; Miscellaneous Provisions on Water Rights; Stewardship Agreements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors541.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 541, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­541ano.­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