As used in ORS 549.605 (Definitions for ORS 549.605 to 549.645) to 549.645 (Waiver of states immunity to suit or action), unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) Commission means the Water Resources Commission.
(2) Federal flood control projects includes all authorized federal projects located wholly or partially within this state which the commission determines would be beneficial to this state as flood control measures.
(3) Federal government means the United States, or any agency or instrumentality of the United States which is designated or authorized to engage in flood control projects within Oregon. [1957 c.466 §1]