2017 ORS 526.465¹
Purpose of ORS 526.450 to 526.475

The purpose of ORS 315.104 (Reforestation), 318.031 (Provisions in ORS chapters 305, 314, 315 and 317 incorporated into corporation income tax law) and 526.450 (Short title) to 526.475 (Appeal of decisions by State Forester) is to encourage long term forestry investments that lead to increased management of Oregon’s forestlands by:

(1) Providing the forest owner with tax relief during the timber growth period.

(2) Promoting programs that provide forest credit on young stands and encourage harvesting of mature forest crops.

(3) Promoting the establishment of new forest crops on cutover, denuded or underproductive privately owned forestlands.

(4) Protecting the public interest by assuring that the citizens of the state and future generations shall have the benefits to be derived from the continuous production of forest products from the private forestlands of Oregon, including jobs, taxes, water, erosion control and habitat for wild game. [1979 c.578 §4]

Note: The amendments to 526.465 (Purpose of ORS 526.450 to 526.475) by section 7, chapter 883, Oregon Laws 2007, become operative January 2, 2028. See section 10, chapter 883, Oregon Laws 2007, as amended by section 36, chapter 33, Oregon Laws 2009. The text that is operative on and after January 2, 2028, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

526.465 (Purpose of ORS 526.450 to 526.475). The purpose of ORS 318.031 (Provisions in ORS chapters 305, 314, 315 and 317 incorporated into corporation income tax law) and 526.450 (Short title) to 526.475 (Appeal of decisions by State Forester) is to encourage long term forestry investments that lead to increased management of Oregon’s forestlands by:

(1) Promoting programs that provide forest credit on young stands and encourage harvesting of mature forest crops.

(2) Promoting the establishment of new forest crops on cutover, denuded or underproductive privately owned forestlands.

(3) Protecting the public interest by assuring that the citizens of the state and future generations shall have the benefits to be derived from the continuous production of forest products from the private forestlands of Oregon, including jobs, taxes, water, erosion control and habitat for wild game.

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.