2017 ORS 539.360¹
Participation in management of Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Joint management entity” means the entity that is:

(A) Composed of the landowner entity, the Klamath Tribes, the United States and the State of Oregon; and

(B) Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the settlement agreement.

(b) “Landowner entity” means the entity formed by eligible landowners as provided in section 8 of the settlement agreement.

(c) “Settlement agreement” means the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement dated April 18, 2014.

(2) The Water Resources Department may participate in activities related to the joint management entity that are consistent with the terms of the settlement agreement. The activities may include, but need not be limited to:

(a) Providing assistance in the formation of an Oregon tax-exempt nonprofit corporation to function as the joint management entity for the settlement agreement;

(b) Drafting and giving approval of the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the corporation;

(c) Participating as a voting member of the board of directors for the corporation; and

(d) Participating as a member of the technical team for the corporation. [2015 c.449 §1]

Note: 539.360 (Participation in management of Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 539 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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.