2017 ORS 540.990¹

(1) Violation of any provision of ORS 540.440 (Owner to clear weeds from ditch right of way) is a Class C misdemeanor.

(2) Violation of any provision of ORS 540.370 (Enforcing compliance with order or decree) (2), 540.570 (Temporary transfers within districts) (5), 540.710 (Interference with headgate, or use of water denied by watermaster or other authority), 540.720 (Unauthorized use or waste of water) or 540.730 (Obstruction interfering with access to or use of works) is a Class B misdemeanor. [Amended by 2001 c.788 §§7,13; 2003 c.14 §§344,345; 2003 c.705 §§19,21; 2011 c.597 §226]


Chapter 540

Law Review Cita­tions

11 EL 390 (1981)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 540—Distribution of Water; Watermasters; Change in Use; Transfer or Forfeiture of Water Rights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors540.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 540, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano540.­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.