2017 ORS 477.315¹
Definitions for ORS 477.315 to 477.325

As used in ORS 477.315 (Definitions for ORS 477.315 to 477.325) to 477.325 (Budget for rangeland protection):

(1) “Rangeland” means any land:

(a) That is located in that part of the state lying easterly of the summit of the Cascade Mountains;

(b) That has not been classified as Class 1, Class 2 or Class 3 forestland under ORS 526.305 (Definitions for ORS 526.305 to 526.370) to 526.370 (Seeding agreements as condition of supervision of burning on forestlands); and

(c) That contains isolated tracts of forestland not so classified or not within a forest protection district, or that is primarily rangeland, undeveloped land or undeveloped area containing sagebrush, juniper and similar growths.

(2) “Rangeland protection association” means an entity that has the purpose of protecting rangeland from fire and is:

(a) Organized by owners of rangeland that is located within a rangeland protection system established under ORS 477.320 (Request of rangeland owners for protection) and lies wholly outside any forest protection district; or

(b) Organized with the approval of a county governing body to be a cost-neutral part of the emergency management program in a county having 200,000 or more acres of rangeland that are outside any forest protection district and are not protected by an association formed under paragraph (a) of this subsection. [Formerly 477.142; 2003 c.14 §315; 2016 c.69 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 477—Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors477.­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.