ORS 541.450¹
Definitions for ORS 541.450 to 541.460

As used in ORS 541.450 (Definitions for ORS 541.450 to 541.460) to 541.460 (Abatement proceedings by Attorney General) and 541.990 (Penalties):

(1) "Splash dam" means a dam constructed and used in the floating and driving of logs and other lumber products whereby water behind the dam is released for the purpose of causing or aiding the floating of logs or other lumber products on a navigable or nonnavigable river in the waters thereof below the location of the dam.

(2) "Splash dam" does not mean any device used on the waters of this state for the assembly or storage of logs or other lumber products, or for any other purpose incidental thereto. [1957 c.163 §1]

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 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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