2017 ORS 526.060¹
State Forestry Department Account
  • subaccounts

(1) Except as provided in ORS 526.121 (Reimbursement of revolving account), 530.147 (Forest Development Revenue Bond Fund) and 530.280 (State Forestry General Obligation Bond Fund), all assessments, federal apportionments or contributions, and other moneys received by the forester or State Board of Forestry, shall be paid into the State Treasury and credited to the State Forestry Department Account, which is established separate and distinct from the General Fund. All moneys in the State Forestry Department Account are continuously appropriated, and shall be used by the forester, under the supervision and direction of the board, for the purposes authorized by law.

(2) The forester shall keep a record of all moneys deposited in the State Forestry Department Account. The record shall indicate by separate cumulative accounts the source from which the moneys are derived and the individual activity or program against which each withdrawal is charged. All moneys in the account received pursuant to ORS 527.610 (Short title) to 527.770 (Good faith compliance with best management practices not violation of water quality standards) and 527.992 (Civil penalties) shall be used only for carrying out the duties, functions and powers of the State Forestry Department in administering ORS 527.610 (Short title) to 527.770 (Good faith compliance with best management practices not violation of water quality standards) and 527.992 (Civil penalties).

(3) The Urban and Community Forestry Subaccount is established as a subaccount of the State Forestry Department Account. Moneys in the Urban and Community Forestry Subaccount are continuously appropriated to the State Forestry Department to be used for urban and community forest activities described in ORS 469.634 (Contributions for urban and community forest activities by customers of investor-owned utilities) and 469.652 (Contributions for urban and community forest activities by customers of publicly owned utilities).

(4) The State Forest Enhancement Donation Subaccount is established as a subaccount to the State Forestry Department Account. Moneys in the State Forest Enhancement Donation Subaccount are continuously appropriated to the State Forestry Department to be used for the purposes described in ORS 526.065 (Authority to accept gifts and other donations for management of state forests and forest legacy programs).

(5) The State Forest Nursery Subaccount is established as a subaccount to the State Forestry Department Account. Moneys in the State Forest Nursery Subaccount are continuously appropriated to the State Forestry Department to be used for the purposes described in ORS 526.235 (State forest nursery).

(6) The State Forest Tree Seed Bank Subaccount is established as a subaccount to the State Forestry Department Account. Moneys in the State Forest Tree Seed Bank Subaccount are continuously appropriated to the State Forestry Department to be used for the purposes described in ORS 526.470 (Forest tree seed bank).

(7) The State Forest Tree Seed Orchard Subaccount is established as a subaccount to the State Forestry Department Account. Moneys in the State Forest Tree Seed Orchard Subaccount are continuously appropriated to the State Forestry Department to be used for the purposes described in ORS 526.472 (Forest tree seed orchard).

(8) Notwithstanding ORS 291.238 (Expenditures without allotment prohibited), the moneys credited to the subaccounts established under subsections (5), (6) and (7) of this section shall be continuously available on a revolving basis. [1957 c.83 §1; 1965 c.253 §12; 1975 c.224 §7; 1989 c.966 §58; 1993 c.388 §5; 2001 c.159 §1; 2007 c.248 §4; 2009 c.831 §18]

Chapter 526

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private land to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 39, p 17

Law Review Cita­tions

22 EL 797 (1992)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 526—Forestry Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors526.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 526, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano526.­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.