2017 ORS 273.573¹
Natural areas advisory committee

(1) To aid and advise the State Parks and Recreation Director in the performance of the functions related to the Natural Areas Program, the director may establish a natural areas advisory committee.

(2) The advisory committee may assist the State Parks and Recreation Department:

(a) In the development of policy for the Natural Areas Program through the review and approval of the Oregon Natural Areas Plan;

(b) By reviewing nominations for registration and the voluntary dedication of natural areas, and instruments of dedication for such areas;

(c) In providing recommendations to the State Parks and Recreation Commission, State Land Board, State Board of Forestry, State Fish and Wildlife Commission, public universities listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) and Oregon Transportation Commission regarding areas under their respective jurisdictions that are appropriate for dedication; and

(d) In advising the State Parks and Recreation Commission in the adoption of rules that may be considered necessary in carrying out ORS 273.563 (Definitions for ORS 273.563 to 273.591) to 273.591 (Natural Areas Program Account).

(3) Members of the advisory committee are not entitled to compensation, but in the discretion of the director may be reimbursed from funds available to the department for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by them in the performance of their official duties in the manner and amount provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [2011 c.319 §9; 2015 c.767 §74]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 273, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano273.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.