2017 ORS 459A.120¹
Use of additional fees

(1) The fees established by the Environmental Quality Commission under ORS 459A.110 (Additional fees for programs for reduction of domestic solid waste and environmental risks) shall be deposited in the General Fund and credited to an account of the Department of Environmental Quality. Such moneys are continuously appropriated to the department to fund the update and implementation of the statewide integrated solid waste management plan under ORS 459A.020 (Statewide integrated solid waste management plan) and the policies set forth in ORS 459.015 (Policy).

(2) Activities that may be funded to carry out the purposes of this section include but are not limited to:

(a) Activities to reduce the environmental and human health impacts of materials at all stages of their life cycles, such as:

(A) Promoting and enhancing waste prevention, recycling and other waste recovery activities;

(B) Collecting data;

(C) Researching, planning, developing and applying performance measures;

(D) Developing standards and educational and promotional activities;

(E) Supporting markets;

(F) Demonstrating activities; and

(G) Managing household hazardous wastes and materials;

(b) Solid waste planning activities by counties and metropolitan service districts, as approved by the department; and

(c) Providing grants or loans to fund the types of activities listed in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection. In providing grants under this paragraph, the department shall give preference to providing grants for activities that reduce solid waste generation and exceed the requirements of this chapter. [Formerly 459.295; 1993 c.560 §89; 1999 c.59 §130; 2015 c.662 §7]

(formerly 459.810 to 459.890)

Notes of Decisions

The “bottle bill” is a valid exercise of Oregon’s police power and is valid under the U.S. Constitu­tion and the Oregon Constitu­tion. Am. Can Co. v. Ore. Liquor Control Comm., 15 Or App 618, 517 P2d 691 (1973)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of constitu­tional pro­vi­sion requiring pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

53 OLR 479-482 (1974); 4 EL 419-427 (1974); 54 OLR 175 (1975)

(formerly 459.165 to 459.200)

Law Review Cita­tions

15 EL 387 (1985)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459A—Reuse and Recycling, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459A, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.