ORS 541.990¹

(1) Any person, or any officer of any firm or corporation who shall be found guilty of constructing any splash dam for the floating of logs or other lumber products on any stream or other body of water in the State of Oregon after August 20, 1957, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or shall be imprisoned not more than one year in the county jail in the county in which such conviction is entered, or by both fine and imprisonment.

(2) Violation of ORS 541.510 (Authority of Water Resources Commission to require signs warning public of stream level fluctuation) is a misdemeanor.

(3) Violation of ORS 541.545 (Compliance with orders of commission) (1) is a misdemeanor. [1957 c.163 §4; subsection (2) enacted as 1959 c.624 §2; subsection (3) enacted as 1961 c.379 §9; subsection (4) enacted as 1967 c.567 §13; subsection (4) renumbered 196.990 (Penalties) in 1989]


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4 EL 351 (1974)

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