ORS 496.458¹
Remote hatchbox program
  • rules

(1) The State Fish and Wildlife Commission shall develop and implement a remote hatchbox program.

(2) To implement the remote hatchbox program required under subsection (1) of this section, the commission shall:

(a) Identify sites in tributaries that are suitable for remote hatchboxes;

(b) Adopt rules necessary to implement the remote hatchbox program;

(c) Investigate the potential of producing remote hatchboxes through an adult in custody work program of the Department of Corrections; and

(d) Report annually to the Legislative Assembly on the progress of the remote hatchbox program. The report shall include but need not be limited to the sites the commission has chosen, a copy of rules the commission has adopted and findings on the extent to which the commission is utilizing labor, supplies or services provided by an adult in custody work program.

(3) Rules adopted by the commission under subsection (2) of this section shall:

(a) Ensure that the program is scientifically sound;

(b) Be consistent with the goals of the Oregon Plan, as described in ORS 541.898 (Oregon Plan described); and

(c) Identify protocols for determining when the use of remote hatchboxes is an appropriate activity under the Oregon Plan. [1999 c.189 §4; 2019 c.213 §104]

Chapter 496

Notes of Decisions

Fish and Wildlife Commission has statutory authority to provide by rule for is suance of special ceremonial hunting permits for specific tribes that are not otherwise allowed under hunting and fishing agree­ment between federal and state govern­ments and that tribe. Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon v. Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife, 244 Or App 535, 260 P3d 705 (2011)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to restrict use of boat ramp it locates on state land, (1971) Vol 35, p 900

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 496—Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors496.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 496, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano496.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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