2015 ORS 543.655¹
Definitions for ORS 543.650 to 543.685

As used in ORS 543.650 (Policy) to 543.685 (District board to require weatherization), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "District" means any one of the following:

(a) A domestic water supply district organized under ORS chapter 264.

(b) An irrigation district organized under ORS chapter 545.

(c) A drainage district organized under ORS chapter 547.

(d) A water improvement district organized under ORS chapter 552.

(e) A water control district organized under ORS chapter 553.

(2) "Principal Act" means the statutes, other than ORS 543.650 (Policy) to 543.685 (District board to require weatherization), which describe the powers of a district, including, but not limited to, the statutes under which a district is proposed or is operating.

(3) "Water system" means any structure or facility constructed by persons and used by a district to achieve the district’s purpose under the district’s principal Act whether or not such structure or facility is owned by the district. [1981 c.420 §2; 1985 c.561 §4]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 543, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano543.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.