2017 ORS 358.650¹
Acceptance of historic artifact as gift to state
  • custody
  • finders fees

(1) Whenever a prospective donor of any historic artifact identified as historically significant pursuant to ORS 358.645 (Review of private property of historic significance) requires immediate acceptance of the property as a condition of a gift, the State Parks and Recreation Department may accept the gift on behalf of the state or political subdivision and may place the gift in the custody of a state agency or political subdivision under agreement between the department and the agency or political subdivision.

(2) The State Parks and Recreation Department may transfer under agreement between the department and the agency or political subdivision any gift accepted pursuant to this section to the custody of an appropriate state agency or political subdivision.

(3) The State Parks and Recreation Department may, pursuant to procedures adopted by rule, pay finders fees, rewards or otherwise expend funds to acquire historic artifacts previously owned by the state. [1979 c.205 §3; 1983 c.295 §4; 1991 c.240 §4; 1995 c.428 §21; 2003 c.18 §6]

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.