2017 ORS 622.015¹
Shellfish policy

(1) The Legislative Assembly finds and declares that it is the policy of the State of Oregon to seek opportunities to:

(a) Enhance and expand cultivated shellfish production;

(b) Conserve, protect and restore wild populations of native shellfish; and

(c) Improve water quality and the health of aquatic and marine habitats.

(2) In furtherance of the policy declared by this section, it is the intent of the Legislative Assembly that the state develop and adopt a shellfish initiative to prioritize and implement strategies for achieving protection of native shellfish and the enhancement of shellfish production. [2015 c.814 §1]

Note: 622.015 (Shellfish policy) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 622 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 622—Shellfish, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors622.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.