Rights acquired prior to August 3, 1955, not affected
Nothing in ORS 509.645 (Filing protest with commission), 536.220 (Policy on water resources generally) to 536.540 (Approval of voucher claims) or 543.225 (Hearing on application), as enacted by chapter 707, Oregon Laws 1955, nor in the amendments made by chapter 707, Oregon Laws 1955, to ORS 225.290 (Right to acquire use of unappropriated state waters), 225.300 (Filing for use of unappropriated state waters), 261.325 (Acquisition of water rights), 261.330 (District water right appropriation exclusive if not excessive), 509.610 (Maintenance of fish passage required), 509.625 (Power of department to inspect artificial obstructions and have fish passage constructed or remove obstruction), 537.170 (Contested case hearing on application), 537.200 (1969 Replacement Part), 543.050 (Powers of Water Resources Commission as to permits, licenses, investigations, reports, forms and examination of records) or 543.230 (Hearings on application), nor in sections 38, 41, 43, 45 or 50, chapter 707, Oregon Laws 1955, nor in ORS 509.585 (Fish passage required for artificial obstructions) shall be construed to take away or impair any right to any waters or to the use of any waters vested and inchoate prior to August 3, 1955. [1955 c.707 §55; 1973 c.723 §125; 1985 c.673 §181; 2001 c.923 §15]
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