2015 ORS 477.554¹
Program establishment
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(1) With the advice and assistance of the advisory committee established under ORS 477.556 (Advisory committee), and subject to the review of the State Board of Forestry, the State Forester shall adopt and implement programs for meeting the objectives set forth in ORS 477.013 (Smoke management plan) and 477.552 (Policy) to 477.562 (Registration fee). The programs shall include:

(a) Collection, analysis and distribution of information regarding prescribed burning and other alternative fuel management techniques;

(b) Assistance to landowners wanting to evaluate alternative burning and nonburning fuel management strategies and the collection of data regarding fuel conditions existing before and after treatment;

(c) Aerial monitoring of prescribed burning activity;

(d) Distribution of information to the Department of Environmental Quality on progress toward meeting federal and state air quality standards;

(e) Establishment of a system to track forest burning on a geographically specific basis; and

(f) Collection, analysis and distribution of information regarding emissions from wildfires for comparison with prescribed burning.

(2) The programs shall be administered by the State Forestry Department. [1989 c.920 §3; 1997 c.274 §50; 2007 c.213 §2]


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.