2017 ORS 543.013¹
Applicability of chapter and ORS chapter 543A to ocean renewable energy facility

The provisions of this chapter and ORS chapter 543A do not apply to an ocean renewable energy facility as defined in ORS 274.870 (Definitions for ORS 274.870 to 274.879) if:

(1) The facility is located within Oregon’s territorial sea, as defined in ORS 196.405 (Definitions for ORS 196.405 to 196.515); or

(2) The facility is in an estuary, unless any part of the facility is not subject to a proprietary authorization issued by the Department of State Lands under ORS 274.873 (Proprietary authorizations for ocean renewable energy facilities). [2015 c.386 §17]

Note: 543.013 (Applicability of chapter and ORS chapter 543A to ocean renewable energy facility) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 543 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Notes of Decisions

Water control district, in applying for wa­ter appropria­tion permit for hydroelectric project, was exempt from licensing pro­vi­sions of these sec­tions and needed only to comply with require­ments of ORS chapter 537. Steamboaters v. Winchester Water Control Dist., 69 Or App 596, 688 P2d 92 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Cita­tions

16 EL 583, 592 (1986)

Chapter 543

Law Review Cita­tions

16 EL 583, 593 (1986)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 543—Hydroelectric Projects, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors543.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 543, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano543.­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.