2017 ORS 538.125¹
Certain appropriations vested notwithstanding ORS 538.120

All appropriations made under the provisions of section 2, chapter 480, Oregon Laws 1965, shall become vested when completed as provided by ORS 537.250 (Water right certificate). Any person having obtained a vested water right prior to April 19, 1967, under the provisions of section 2, chapter 480, Oregon Laws 1965, may apply to the Water Resources Commission for an increase of vested water rights, as provided by ORS chapter 537. [1967 c.169 §1; 1985 c.673 §78]

Law Review Cita­tions

21 EL 12 (1991); 28 WLR 285 (1992)

Chapter 538

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Reserva­tion to state of “all coal and other minerals” in deed of land by state as reserva­tion of geothermal resources, (1980) Vol 41, p 298

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 538—Withdrawal of Certain Waters From Appropriation; Special Municipal and County Water Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors538.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 538, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano538.­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.