2017 ORS 276.236¹
Department may acquire land, water and water rights, watercourses, franchises and privileges

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may purchase, contract for, and lease, in the name of the state, real property, water, water rights and watercourses, franchises and privileges. Whenever the department deems it necessary or proper, it may appropriate and condemn real property, water, water rights and watercourses, franchises and privileges, including the right to take and condemn real property, water, water rights and watercourses, franchises and privileges, appropriated for or devoted to a public use before February 27, 1901, by any person or corporation under and by virtue of the laws of this state or the Territory of Oregon.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 276—Public Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors276.­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.