ORS 543A.150¹
Modification of time limits

(1) The Water Resources Department may extend the time limits set forth in ORS 543A.005 (Definitions) to 543A.145 (Water right certificate) and 543A.300 (Decommissioning) for a reasonable period of time if the time limits are incompatible with the substantive requirements applicable to applications to reauthorize a water right for the use of water for hydroelectric purposes.

(2) The expiration date of the water right for any project that begins the reauthorization process under ORS 543A.005 (Definitions) to 543A.415 (Reauthorization fee) before the expiration date shall be extended by the department if necessary to allow for completion of the reauthorization process. [1997 c.449 §31]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 543A—Reauthorizing and Decommissioning Hydroelectric Projects, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­543a.­html (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.
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.
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