ORS 526.783¹
Development of forestry carbon offset accounting system

As a means of consistently reporting forestry carbon offsets created through programs established under ORS 526.725 (Agreements with private, governmental or other organizations), 526.780 (Agreements for forestry carbon offsets) to 526.789 (Effect of state forestry carbon offset program), 530.050 (Management of lands acquired) or 530.500 (Authority of State Forester in management, protection, utilization and conservation of lands and waters), the State Forester shall develop a forestry carbon offset accounting system for the registration, transfer or sale of forestry carbon offsets. The forestry carbon offset accounting system shall:

(1) Use accepted principles and standards relating to creating, measuring, monitoring, marketing, verifying, registering, transferring and selling carbon offsets used as mitigation for carbon dioxide emissions; and

(2) Be consistent with any rules adopted by the State Board of Forestry under ORS 526.786 (Rules relating to forestry carbon offsets). [2001 c.752 §3; 2007 c.201 §7]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 526, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano526.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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