2017 ORS 468B.112¹

As used in ORS 468B.112 (Definitions) to 468B.118 (Fees):

(1) “Essential indigenous anadromous salmonid habitat” has the meaning given that term in ORS 196.810 (Permit required to remove material from bed or banks of waters), as further defined and designated by rule by the Department of State Lands pursuant to ORS 196.810 (Permit required to remove material from bed or banks of waters).

(2) “Line of ordinary high water” has the meaning given that term in ORS 274.005 (Definitions).

(3) “Motorized in-stream placer mining” means mining using any form of motorized equipment, including but not limited to the use of a motorized suction dredge, for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metals from placer deposits of the beds or banks of the waters of the state.

(4) “Operator” means any person that is engaged in motorized in-stream placer mining operations. [2017 c.300 §3]

(formerly 468.700 to 468.778)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State’s authority to prevent or control removal by dredging of a privately owned island in a navigable river, (1972) Vol 36, p 285

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468B—Water Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors468B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 468B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano468B.­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.