2015 ORS 477.560¹
Oregon Forest Smoke Management Account
  • moneys paid to account
  • use

(1) The Oregon Forest Smoke Management Account is established separate and distinct from the General Fund in the State Treasury.

(2) The following moneys shall be credited to the Oregon Forest Smoke Management Account:

(a) Nonrefundable registration fees received by the State Forestry Department for Class 1 forestland under ORS 526.324 (Classification of forestland by committee) to be burned west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains, not including Hood River County.

(b) Fees received by the State Forester for Class 1 forestland under ORS 526.324 (Classification of forestland by committee) treated by a prescription burn method under ORS 477.515 (Permits required for fires on forestlands) (1) west of the summit of the Cascade Mountains, not including Hood River County.

(c) Fees for federal forestland included within the regulated area under ORS 477.013 (Smoke management plan) to be treated by any prescription burn method subject to the provisions of the State of Oregon Clean Air Act Implementation Plan and the federal Clean Air Act received by the State Forester.

(3) The moneys in the Oregon Forest Smoke Management Account are appropriated continuously for and shall be used by the State Forester exclusively for the administration of the smoke management program approved under ORS 477.013 (Smoke management plan) and 477.554 (Program establishment). [1989 c.920 §7; 1997 c.274 §52; 2007 c.213 §4]


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.