2017 ORS 543.160¹
Hydroelectric facility on North Santiam River prohibited
  • exception

(1) No person shall construct or maintain, and no officer or agency of the state shall issue any permit for the construction or maintenance of any hydroelectric facility or structure on the North Santiam River between river mile 27 and Big Cliff Dam.

(2) Nothing in subsection (1) of this section applies to any hydroelectric facility or structure constructed on the North Santiam River prior to October 15, 1983, to the historic uses of such a hydroelectric facility or structure or to the repair or reconstruction of such a hydroelectric facility or structure at the present site. [1983 c.418 §§1,2]

Note: 543.160 (Hydroelectric facility on North Santiam River prohibited) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 543 or any series therein by legislative action. 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.