ORS 366.161¹
Prevention of wildlife-vehicle collisions

(1) The Department of Transportation shall establish a program to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions in areas where wildlife corridors identified in the Wildlife Corridor Action Plan by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife intersect with proposed or existing public roads. The program shall include, but need not be limited to, plans for creating or modifying road infrastructure in a manner that reduces wildlife-vehicle collisions and promotes public safety. The plans may include but need not be limited to the use of wildlife crossing structures and roadway fencing.

(2) To the extent practicable, the Department of Transportation shall coordinate with local governments, as defined in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined), and the tribal governments for tribes and bands listed under ORS 172.110 (Members), to achieve the goals of the program described in this section. [2019 c.272 §4]

Note: 366.161 (Prevention of wildlife-vehicle collisions) and 366.162 (Temporary coordination of efforts to prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 366 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 366

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use and distribu­tion of State Highway Fund, (1975) Vol 37, p 599

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 366—State Highways and State Highway Fund, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors366.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 366, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano366.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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. Currency Information