2017 ORS 285B.456¹
Levee Project Subaccount

(1) The Levee Project Subaccount is established in the Special Public Works Fund established under ORS 285B.455 (Special Public Works Fund). Interest earned by the Levee Project Subaccount shall be credited to the subaccount. Moneys in the subaccount are continuously appropriated to the Oregon Business Development Department for the purpose of providing financial assistance under ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482) to 285B.482 (Revenue bonds as parity bonds) for levee projects, as defined in ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482).

(2) The department may accept grants, donations, contributions or gifts from any source for deposit in the Levee Project Subaccount. [2015 c.812 §1b]

Note: 285B.456 (Levee Project Subaccount) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 285B or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Note: Section 2, chapter 748, Oregon Laws 2017, provides:

Sec. 2. (1) Net proceeds of lottery bonds issued under ORS 285B.551 (Issuance of additional lottery bonds) during the biennium beginning July 1, 2017, in an amount sufficient to provide $10 million in net proceeds and interest earnings must be transferred to the Oregon Business Development Department for deposit in the Levee Project Subaccount, established in ORS 285B.456 (Levee Project Subaccount), for the purpose of providing financial assistance under ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482) to 285B.482 (Revenue bonds as parity bonds) for levee projects, as defined in ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482).

(2) The Legislative Assembly finds that the use of lottery bond proceeds will create jobs, further economic development, finance public education or restore and protect parks, beaches, watersheds and native fish and wildlife, and is authorized based on the following findings:

(a) Levees are an integral part of the commercial and industrial infrastructure of this state.

(b) The inspection, accreditation, certification and repair of levees will promote economic development within this state. [2017 c.748 §2]

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.