ORS 777.271¹
Authority of rural ports to operate telecommunications facilities
  • exceptions

(1) A rural port may construct, purchase, acquire, develop, finance, lease, license, handle, provide, add to, contract for, interconnect, alter, improve, repair, operate and maintain any telecommunications facilities within or without the port’s limits for the port’s own use.

(2) This section does not authorize a rural port to provide telecommunications services to end users.

(3) A rural port may not exercise powers of eminent domain to acquire telecommunications infrastructure or facilities or contractual rights to telecommunications infrastructure or facilities held by any other person or entity.

(4) As used in this section, “rural port” means a port that has a population of less than 750,000 within its territorial boundaries. [2015 c.164 §2]

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

Chapter 777

Notes of Decisions

Port district’s power to formulate rules and regula­tions to prevent estuary and stream pollu­tion within its boundaries did not give it standing to object to power supply contract between Bonneville Power Administra­tion and proposed aluminum plant. Port of Astoria v. Hodel, 595 F2d 467 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 777—Ports Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information