2017 ORS 542.610¹
Klamath River Basin Compact ratified
  • when effective

(1) The Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon hereby ratifies the Klamath River Basin Compact set forth in ORS 542.620 (Klamath River Basin Compact), and the provisions of such compact hereby are declared to be the law of this state upon such compact becoming effective as provided in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The compact shall become effective when it has been ratified by the legislatures of the States of California and Oregon, and has been consented to by the Congress of the United States as provided in Article XIII of the compact. [1957 c.142 §1]

Note: The Klamath River Basin Compact became effective on September 11, 1957. The compact was ratified by the State of Oregon by chapter 142, Oregon Laws 1957 (signed by Governor on April 17, 1957). The compact was ratified by the State of California by chapter 113, California Statutes 1957 (signed by Governor on April 17, 1957, and effective on September 11, 1957). The Congress of the United States consented to the compact by Public Law 85-222, 85th Congress (signed by President on August 30, 1957).

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).
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.