2017 ORS 777.277¹
Definitions for ORS 777.277 to 777.287

As used in ORS 777.277 (Definitions for ORS 777.277 to 777.287) to 777.287 (Agreements with federal agencies):

(1) “Channel Deepening Account” means the account in the Marine Navigation Improvement Fund created by ORS 777.282 (Channel Deepening Account).

(2) “Channel Deepening Debt Service Account” means the account in the Marine Navigation Improvement Fund created by ORS 777.282 (Channel Deepening Account).

(3) “Channel deepening project” means a project to deepen the deep draft Columbia River navigation channel from an authorized depth of 40 feet.

(4) “Grant agreement” means the grant agreement described in ORS 777.284 (Grant agreement with primary sponsor).

(5) “Oregon nonfederal share” means that portion of the cost of the channel deepening project that is allocable to the Oregon sponsors and that is not paid by the federal government, the State of Washington or the Washington sponsors.

(6) “Oregon sponsors” means the Port of St. Helens, the Port of Portland or any agency acting on behalf of the government of the State of Oregon as a financial contributor to the channel deepening project.

(7) “Primary sponsor” means the Port of Portland as representative of the Oregon sponsors.

(8) “Project cooperation agreement” means a written agreement between the United States Government and a nonfederal sponsor that requires the United States Government to construct, and the nonfederal sponsor to share in the cost of, a project authorized under the Water Resources Development Act or a similar Act of the United States Congress.

(9) “Washington sponsors” means the Port of Vancouver, the Port of Kalama, the Port of Woodland, the Port of Longview or any agency acting on behalf of the government of the State of Washington as a financial contributor to the channel deepening project. [1997 c.644 §1; 1997 c.612 §16; 2002 s.s.3 c.6 §20; 2003 c.741 §14; 2009 c.830 §144]

Note: 777.277 (Definitions for ORS 777.277 to 777.287) to 777.287 (Agreements with federal agencies) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 777 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano777.­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.