2015 ORS 477.325¹
Budget for rangeland protection
  • collection of costs
  • disposition of receipts

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This section is amended
Effective March 29, 2016
Relating to rangeland protection associations; amending ORS 477.125, 477.315, 477.317, 477.320 and 477.325; and declaring an emergency.

(1) Before June 1 each year, the owners of rangeland to be protected under ORS 477.320 (Request of rangeland owners for protection), including all rangeland protection associations organized under ORS 477.317 (Rangeland protection associations), shall prepare in cooperation with the State Board of Forestry or its authorized representative, and submit to the board, a proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning on the next succeeding July 1. The budget shall include the proposed cost of such protection. At the meeting of the board under ORS 477.265 (Board to deal with budgets annually), the board shall review the budget, make any changes therein that are proper and consistent with law, and pass final approval thereon.

(2) The cost of protection of rangeland under ORS 477.317 (Rangeland protection associations) and 477.320 (Request of rangeland owners for protection) shall be in accordance with the budget approved under subsection (1) of this section. The cost shall be collected pursuant to the cooperative agreement or contract entered into between the forester and the owners of the rangeland under ORS 477.320 (Request of rangeland owners for protection). All moneys received by the board pursuant to this subsection shall be paid into the State Treasury and credited to the State Forestry Department Account and shall be used exclusively for the purposes of ORS 477.315 (Definition for ORS 477.315 to 477.325) to 477.325 (Budget for rangeland protection). [Formerly 477.146; 1999 c.355 §11; 2007 c.808 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 477—Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors477.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.