2017 ORS 542.110¹
Public interest requiring construction of system of works

(1) It hereby is declared that public interest, welfare, convenience and necessity require the construction of a system of works in accordance with the general comprehensive plan for flood control, navigation and other purposes in the Willamette River Basin, as set forth in House Document 544, Seventy-fifth Congress, third session, and the Act of the Seventy-fifth Congress approved June 28, 1938, 52 Stat. 1222, authorizing the construction of certain public works, including the Willamette River Basin Project.

(2) The Water Resources Commission may act for the state in all matters necessary or advisable in the promotion, construction and maintenance of the Willamette River Basin Project. [Amended by 1955 c.707 §57]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 542—Water Resource Surveys and Projects; Compacts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors542.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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