2017 ORS 478.090¹
Effect of 1939 Act on districts then existing

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as impairing the legality or organization of any rural fire protection district existing on June 14, 1939, nor to exclude from such districts any lands then included therein, nor the legality of any act of such district done in accordance with the prior law, nor shall it be deemed to affect the legality of the election of any officer of any such existing rural fire protection district. Nor shall anything in this chapter be deemed in any way to affect any indebtedness or financial obligation lawfully created by any fire protection district existing on June 14, 1939, and such existing rural fire protection district is confirmed and for the purpose of continued and future operation shall be deemed as organized under the terms and conditions of this chapter and entitled to all benefits and clothed with all the rights, powers and duties as by this chapter provided.

Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protec­tion district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 478—Rural Fire Protection Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors478.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 478, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano478.­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.