2017 ORS 517.813¹
Reclamation Guarantee Fund

(1) The Reclamation Guarantee Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. The Reclamation Guarantee Fund shall consist of deposits of moneys received under ORS 517.810 (Requirement for bond or security).

(2) Interest earned on the Reclamation Guarantee Fund shall be paid to the State Treasury and deposited in the General Fund to the credit of the Geology and Mineral Industries Account.

(3) The State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall annually prepare and submit to the governing board of the department a report on the financial status of the Reclamation Guarantee Fund. [2015 c.834 §5]

Note: 517.813 (Reclamation Guarantee Fund) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 517 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Depart­ment of Geology and Mineral Industries is not vested with exclusive jurisdic­tion over environ­mental regula­tion of mining lands, for such regula­tion is centralized in Division of State Lands pursuant to [former] ORS 541.610. State ex rel Cox v. Hibbard, 31 Or App 269, 570 P2d 1190 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate mining activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Cita­tions

29 WLR 297 (1993)

Chapter 517

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 370 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 517—Mining and Mining Claims, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors517.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 517, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano517.­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.