2015 ORS 536.370¹
Exercise of power in conflict with state water resources policy not effective until approved by commission

(1) No exercise by any state agency or public corporation of this state which has received a copy of a state water resources statement as provided in ORS 536.350 (Delivery of water resources statement to certain public bodies), of any power, duty or privilege, including the promulgating or undertaking of any order, rule, regulation, plan, program, policy, project or any other activity, which would in any way conflict with the state water resources policy as set forth in the statement, shall be effective or enforceable until approved by the Water Resources Commission as provided in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The exercise of any power, duty or privilege referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall be deemed approved by the commission if:

(a) The commission grants its approval as provided in ORS 536.390 (Approval without filing notification); or

(b) The commission does not notify the state agency or public corporation within 30 days after the filing of the notification as provided in ORS 536.380 (Notification to commission of proposed exercise of power involving water resources required) (1) of the intention of the commission to review the proposed exercise of the power, duty or privilege; or

(c) The commission grants its approval as provided in ORS 536.380 (Notification to commission of proposed exercise of power involving water resources required) (4). [1955 c.707 §12]

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 333 (1974); 11 EL 390 (1981)

Chapter 536

Law Review Cita­tions

28 WLR 285 (1992)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 536—Water Resources Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors536.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 536, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano536.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.