ORS 366.162¹
Temporary coordination of efforts to prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions
  • biennial reports

(1) The Department of Transportation shall establish the program required under ORS 366.161 (Prevention of wildlife-vehicle collisions) no later than December 31, 2023.

(2) Until the Department of Transportation establishes the program, the Department of Transportation and the State Department of Fish and Wildlife shall coordinate efforts to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions based on the data gathered under ORS 496.272 (Wildlife Corridor Action Plan). The Department of Transportation shall consider the benefit of including a wildlife crossing as part of a project if the data suggests that such a crossing could significantly reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions.

(3) The Department of Transportation shall report biennially regarding the status of the program required under ORS 366.161 (Prevention of wildlife-vehicle collisions) to interim or regular Senate and House committees relating to natural resources in the manner provided by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature). The report shall include, but not be limited to, information concerning the number and types of wildlife corridor infrastructure projects established or planned and the realized or expected effect of established or planned wildlife corridor infrastructure projects on the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions. [2019 c.272 §5]

Note: See note under 366.161 (Prevention of wildlife-vehicle collisions).

Note: Section 6, chapter 272, Oregon Laws 2019, provides:

Sec. 6. The Department of Transportation shall submit the first report required under section 5 (3) of this 2019 Act [366.162 (Temporary coordination of efforts to prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions) (3)] no later than September 15, 2024. [2019 c.272 §6]

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).
 
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