2017 ORS 541.653¹
Purpose and application of ORS 541.651 to 541.696

(1) The purpose of ORS 541.651 (Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696) to 541.696 (Standards for security of loans from account) is to establish a means for state government to support the development of water resource projects having economic, environmental and community benefits.

(2) The Legislative Assembly intends that any conditions or requirements described in ORS 541.651 (Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696) to 541.696 (Standards for security of loans from account) apply only to projects that receive loans or grants from the Water Supply Development Account established in ORS 541.656 (Water Supply Development Account). [2013 c.784 §2]

Note: See note under 541.651 (Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage; Water Development Projects; Watershed Management and Enhancement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors541.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 541, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano541.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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