ORS 777.190¹
Ordinances for policing or regulating of port property

A port may by ordinance in accordance with ORS 198.510 (Definitions for ORS 198.510 to 198.600) to 198.600 (Penalty for violation of regulations) make, modify or abolish regulations to provide for the policing, control, regulation and management of property owned, operated, maintained or controlled by the port. A port, for the purpose of enforcing such ordinances, may appoint peace officers who shall have the same authority, for the purpose of the enforcement of the ordinances, as other peace officers. [1955 c.699 §§2,3,4; 1959 c.255 §1; 1971 c.268 §21; 1971 c.728 §42]

Notes of Decisions

Port districts' powers are limited to those delegated by legislature either expressly or by necessary implica­tion. Brusco Towboat v. State Land Bd., 30 Or App 509, 567 P2d 1037 (1977), aff'd as modified 284 Or 627, 589 P2d 712 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

The port's authority to interfere with the state's proprietary rights in its submerged or submersible lands, (1972) Vol 36, p 150

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

Chapter 777

Notes of Decisions

Port district's power to formulate rules and regula­tions to prevent estuary and stream pollu­tion within its boundaries did not give it standing to object to power supply contract between Bonneville Power Administra­tion and proposed aluminum plant. Port of Astoria v. Hodel, 595 F2d 467 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 777—Ports Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors777.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­777ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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