2017 ORS 358.595¹
Coordination of heritage activities
  • Oregon Heritage Plan
  • inventory of state cultural properties

(1) The Oregon Heritage Commission is the primary agency for coordination of heritage activities and shall coordinate its activities with public and private organizations that express an interest in the heritage of Oregon.

(2) The commission shall:

(a) Prepare and adopt an Oregon Heritage Plan to coordinate the identification, curation, restoration and interpretation of heritage resources.

(b) Increase efficiency and avoid duplication among the various interest groups that seek to preserve heritage resources.

(c) Pursuant to ORS 358.600 (Periodic review of certain state archival agencies by commission), develop plans for coordination among agencies and organizations dedicated to preserving Oregon historical records.

(d) Coordinate a comprehensive inventory of state-owned cultural properties and make the inventory available to the public.

(e) In conjunction with the Oregon Business Development Department encourage tourism activities relating to heritage resources.

(f) Coordinate statewide anniversary celebrations.

(g) Coordinate statewide celebrations of Asian American Heritage Month. [1995 c.428 §7; 1999 c.690 §3; 2003 c.244 §3; 2005 c.233 §3; 2011 c.372 §3]

Note: See note under 358.570 (Oregon Heritage Commission).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 358—Oregon Historical and Heritage Agencies, Programs and Tax Provisions; Museums; Local Symphonies and Bands; Archaeological Objects and Sites, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors358.­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.