2017 ORS 271.520¹
Declaration of legislative purpose

It is hereby declared that there is a need for the continued development of industrial, commercial, manufacturing, research and development and warehouse facilities to insure the growth and prosperity of the state, and of the counties and cities within the state. It is the purpose of ORS 271.510 (Definition of “industrial facility” for ORS 271.510 to 271.540) to 271.540 (County or city operation of industrial facility) to provide the counties and cities within the state with the power to acquire title by gift, grant or donation to one or more industrial facilities and to lease, sell and convey such facilities to any person, firm, partnership or corporation, either public or private. It is further declared that the acquisition of title to such facilities and the lease, sale and conveyance of such facilities as provided by ORS 271.510 (Definition of “industrial facility” for ORS 271.510 to 271.540) to 271.540 (County or city operation of industrial facility) is a public purpose and shall be regarded as performing an essential governmental function in carrying out the provisions of ORS 271.510 (Definition of “industrial facility” for ORS 271.510 to 271.540) to 271.540 (County or city operation of industrial facility). [1965 c.553 §1; 1983 c.459 §14]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 271—Use and Disposition of Public Lands Generally; Easements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors271.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.