ORS 273.115¹
Department use of Common School Fund

The Department of State Lands may use so much of the Common School Fund as is necessary for:

(1) The acquisition of lands, easements, and all other interests in real property.

(2) Improvement, operation, and maintenance of property, crops, timber, fixtures and appurtenances whether granted or otherwise acquired at any time.

(3) Studies necessary for the fill and removal program that include, but are not limited to, the effects of sand and gravel mining on water quality and aquatic resources, sand and gravel recruitment and sediment transport, monitoring of sand and gravel removal operations, coordinating state and federal permitting efforts and the annual review process for permitting sand and gravel removal operations from the waters of this state. [1967 c.421 §23; 1969 c.338 §2; 1987 c.760 §3; 2009 c.882 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Acquisi­tion of assets for Common School Fund and source of pay­ment for acquisi­tion of assets by Division of State Lands, (1989) Vol 46, p 267

Chapter 273

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Require­ments of competitive bidding on prop­erty valued over $1,000, (1975) Vol 37, p 773; authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit wa­ter supply corpora­tion, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 343, 344 (1984)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 273—State Lands Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors273.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 273, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano273.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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