2017 ORS 541.979¹
Expenditures from Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund

(1) The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board may expend moneys from the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund to:

(a) Carry out the programs described in ORS 541.984 (Grant programs);

(b) Pay reimbursements and staff support expenses associated with the activities of the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission established under ORS 541.986 (Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission);

(c) Provide succession planning programs with funding recommended by the commission under ORS 541.989 (Commission duties); and

(d) Pay the administrative expenses of the board for carrying out ORS 541.977 (Definitions for ORS 541.977 to 541.989) to 541.989 (Commission duties).

(2) The amount paid from the fund during a biennium for reimbursements and expenses described in subsection (1)(b) and (d) of this section may not exceed 12 percent of the moneys credited to the fund during that biennium. [2017 c.716 §3]

Note: See note under 541.977 (Definitions for ORS 541.977 to 541.989).

Note: Section 13, chapter 716, Oregon Laws 2017, provides:

Sec. 13. Notwithstanding section 3 of this 2017 Act [541.979 (Expenditures from Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund)], the amounts paid from the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund for the administrative expenses of the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and the reimbursements and staff support expenses of activities associated with the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission incurred on or before June 30, 2019, may exceed 12 percent of the moneys credited to the fund during the biennium ending June 30, 2019. [2017 c.716 §13]

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 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.