2017 ORS 539.180¹
Bond or irrevocable letter of credit to stay operation of director’s determination
  • notice to watermaster

At any time after the determination of the Water Resources Director has been entered of record, the operation thereof may be stayed in whole or in part by any party by filing a bond or an irrevocable letter of credit issued by an insured institution as defined in ORS 706.008 (Additional definitions for Bank Act) in the circuit court wherein the determination is pending, in such amount as the judge may prescribe, conditioned that the party will pay all damages that may accrue by reason of the determination not being enforced. Upon the filing and approval of the bond or letter of credit, the clerk of the circuit court shall transmit to the Water Resources Department a certified copy of the bond or letter of credit, which shall be recorded in the department records, and the department shall give notice thereof to the watermaster of the proper district. [Amended by 1991 c.102 §10; 1991 c.331 §79; 1997 c.631 §486]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 539—Rights of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes Determination of Water Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors539.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.