2017 ORS 527.650¹
Forest practice committees
  • members
  • qualifications
  • appointment
  • terms

(1) The State Board of Forestry shall establish a forest practice committee for each forest region established pursuant to ORS 527.640 (Forest regions). Each such committee shall consist of nine members, a majority of whom must reside in the region. Members of each committee shall be qualified by education or experience in natural resource management and not less than two-thirds of the members of each committee shall be private landowners, private timber owners or authorized representatives of such landowners or timber owners who regularly engage in operations.

(2) Members of forest practice committees shall be appointed by the board for three-year terms. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the board shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term. Each such committee shall select a chairperson from among its members. A staff member of the State Forestry Department shall be designated by the State Forester to serve as the secretary, without voting power, for each such committee. [1971 c.316 §7; 2005 c.22 §377]

Law Review Cita­tions

17 EL 717, 718 (1987)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Forester to enter private land without owner’s permission to administer Forest Practices Act, (1978) Vol 39, p 17; county authority to adopt reasonable zoning regula­tions to protect wa­ter supplies from impact of forest opera­tions, (1980) Vol 40, p 446

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 352 (1974); 17 EL 717, 718 (1987); 19 EL 833 (1989)

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.