2017 ORS 285A.325¹
Foreign trade zones
  • operators of zones

(1) Any port organized under the laws of this state, any municipal corporation in this state or any dock commission of any city of this state may apply to the United States for permission and may establish, operate and maintain foreign trade zones within or without their boundaries.

(2) A private for-profit corporation may also establish, operate and maintain a foreign trade zone in this state when the corporation is:

(a) Incorporated and organized under the laws of this state for the purpose of establishing, operating and maintaining a foreign trade zone; and

(b) Authorized to establish, operate and maintain a foreign trade zone under a special Act of the Legislative Assembly that specifically names and grants such authority to the corporation. [Formerly 307.850]

Note: 285A.325 (Foreign trade zones) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 285A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285A—Economic Development I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285A.­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.