2017 ORS 543.092¹
Amendment of hydroelectric water right or claim
  • rules
  • unilateral amendment of power claim or uncertificated claim to assess project specific fees

(1) Upon the request of the holder and the approval of the Water Resources Department, a hydroelectric water right or claim may be amended.

(2) The Water Resources Department shall develop rules governing the process by which a hydroelectric water right or claim may be amended. Any amendments under subsection (1) of this section shall:

(a) Be consistent with the final unified state position for the project;

(b) Be consistent with the requirements of ORS chapter 543A;

(c) Cause no injury to other water rights; and

(d) Allow for public participation in the amendment process.

(3) The Water Resources Director may unilaterally amend a power claim or uncertificated claim in order to assess project specific fees under ORS 543.080 (Project specific fees). [1999 c.873 §11]

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.