2017 ORS 527.360¹
Costs of eradication
  • state to contribute
  • unpaid costs to be charge against timber
  • collection of charge

Upon completion of any work authorized and performed under the provisions of ORS 527.346 (State Forester to assist owners unable to take action against pest), the State Forester shall prepare a certified statement of the expenses necessarily incurred in performing the work. The state shall assist in the payment of control costs from funds available for that purpose. The balance of the expenses, after deducting the sum of such amounts as may be contributed by the state, the federal government or any other agencies or persons to defray control costs, shall constitute a charge against the forestlands or timber involved and shall be collected in the same manner as forest patrol assessments under the provisions of ORS chapter 477. [Amended by 1967 c.87 §4; 1991 c.686 §8]

Chapter 527

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private lands to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 38, p 17

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 527—Pest Control; Forest Practices, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors527.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 527, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano527.­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.