2007 ORS 545.002¹

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Board" or "board of directors" means the governing body of a district.

(2) "District" means an irrigation district organized or operating under this chapter.

(3) "Owner of land" or "elector" includes every person 18 years of age or older, whether a resident of the district or state or not, who is an owner or a vendee under a contract of purchase of land situated within the district and subject to the charges or assessments of the district. [Amended by 1993 c.771 §3; 1995 c.42 §2]

Notes of Decisions

Irriga­tion district has no respondeat superior liability for negligence of joint committee when there is no express or implied agency rela­tionship between irriga­tion district and joint committee. McKinley v. Owyhee Project North Board of Control, 103 Or App 253, 798 P2d 673 (1990), as modified by 104 Or App 576, 802 P2d 677 (1991), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Constitu­tionality of irriga­tion district elec­tions voting right pro­vi­sions, (1978) Vol 39, p 70

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­545.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 545, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­545ano.­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.