2017 ORS 285B.420¹
Financial assistance for levee projects
  • required findings

(1) The Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority may provide financial assistance in the form of loans or grants for a levee project to:

(a) Drainage districts organized under ORS chapter 547;

(b) Corporations or companies for drainage or flood control organized under ORS chapter 554; and

(c) For-profit or nonprofit entities and individuals engaged in the ownership, construction, inspection, accreditation, certification or repair of levees.

(2) To qualify for financial assistance under this section, the district, corporation, company, entity or individual must demonstrate, and the authority must find, that the levee project substantially contributes to the improvement, expansion or repair of the state’s or a municipality’s infrastructure system and is essential for the use or development of farm, industrial or commercial land in Oregon.

(3) Levee projects that receive financial assistance under this section are subject to the provisions and requirements of ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482) to 285B.482 (Revenue bonds as parity bonds), if applicable. [2015 c.667 §3]

Note: 285B.420 (Financial assistance for levee projects) was added to and made a part of 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482) to 285B.482 (Revenue bonds as parity bonds) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285B—Economic Development Ii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285B.­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.