Chapter 496 Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws

General Provisions

§ 496.002 Short title
§ 496.004 Definitions
§ 496.007 “Game bird” defined
§ 496.009 “Game fish” defined
§ 496.012 Wildlife policy
§ 496.016 Applicability of wildlife laws to commercial fishing laws
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State Department of Fish and Wildlife; Commission; Director; Duties and Powers Generally

§ 496.080 State Department of Fish and Wildlife
§ 496.085 Fish Screening Task Force
§ 496.090 State Fish and Wildlife Commission
§ 496.108 Commission officers
§ 496.112 State Fish and Wildlife Director
§ 496.116 Delegation of rulemaking authority to director
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Threatened or Endangered Wildlife Species

§ 496.171 Definitions for ORS 496.171 to 496.182
§ 496.172 Commission management authority for threatened or endangered species
§ 496.176 Listing species
§ 496.182 Protection and conservation programs
§ 496.192 Effect of law on commercial forestland or other private land

Salmon for Indian Ceremonies

§ 496.201 Department to furnish salmon for ceremonies
§ 496.206 Written request for salmon
§ 496.211 Limitation on amount and use
§ 496.216 Disposition of salmon remaining after ceremony
§ 496.221 ORS 496.201 to 496.221 not intended to extend Indian legal or political rights

Access and Habitat Board

§ 496.228 Access and Habitat Board
§ 496.232 Board to make program recommendations
§ 496.236 Advisory councils to board
§ 496.242 Access and habitat program funds

Hunting on Public Lands

§ 496.246 Use of public lands for hunting

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Improvement

§ 496.270 Immunity from liability for damages resulting from habitat or water quality improvement project

Fish Resource Protection, Restoration and Enhancement

§ 496.275 Salmon resource protection and restoration
§ 496.280 Findings
§ 496.283 Use of certain moneys
§ 496.286 Restoration and Enhancement Board
§ 496.289 Duties of board
§ 496.291 Advisory councils

State Wildlife Fund; Receipts and Expenditures

§ 496.300 State Wildlife Fund
§ 496.303 Fish and Wildlife Account
§ 496.306 Compensation for damage done by bear and cougar not to be paid from State Wildlife Fund
§ 496.311 Limitation on size of revolving fund
§ 496.340 Payments to counties in lieu of taxes

Willamette River Basin Bonneville Power Administration Stewardship Fund

§ 496.350 Willamette River Basin Bonneville Power Administration Stewardship Fund

Nongame Wildlife

§ 496.375 “Nongame wildlife” defined
§ 496.380 Designation of tax refunds to finance program
§ 496.385 Nongame Wildlife Fund
§ 496.390 Control over fund by department

Salmon and Trout Enhancement

§ 496.430 Definitions for ORS 496.430 and 496.435 to 496.455
§ 496.435 Policy to recover and sustain native stocks
§ 496.440 Enhancement program to be conducted by commission
§ 496.445 Duties of commission
§ 496.450 Application for project
§ 496.455 Use of native stocks for projects
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Adoption of Plans for Natural Production of Anadromous Fish Runs

§ 496.470 Natural production of anadromous fish
§ 496.475 Adoption of basin plans
§ 496.480 Reports on basin plans

Fishing Tackle Collection, Disposal and Recycling

§ 496.490 Fishing tackle program

Wildlife Cooperation; Federal Wildlife Aid

§ 496.510 Assent to federal wildlife-restoration statute
§ 496.525 Federal fish restoration and management aid

Migratory Waterfowl Stamps

§ 496.550 Migratory waterfowl
§ 496.555 Contract on migratory waterfowl stamp matters

Upland Bird Stamps

§ 496.558 “Upland bird” defined
§ 496.562 Policy
§ 496.566 Contest for stamp design

Habitat Conservation Stamp

§ 496.571 Habitat conservation stamp

Wildlife Law Enforcement and Enforcement Officers

§ 496.605 Enforcement of wildlife laws by State Fish and Wildlife Director, deputies and peace officers
§ 496.610 State police to enforce wildlife laws
§ 496.615 Commission employees to supplement state police
§ 496.620 Nonliability of law enforcement officers
§ 496.630 District attorneys to prosecute criminal cases
§ 496.640 Service of process by law enforcement personnel
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Potentially Habituated Wildlife

§ 496.730 Legislative intent
§ 496.731 Written notification requiring removal of attractant for potentially habituated wildlife

Wildlife Law Violator Compact

§ 496.750 Wildlife Law Violator Compact

Permit for Water for Hydroelectric Purposes

§ 496.815 Definitions for ORS 496.815 to 496.825
§ 496.820 Permit or license fee
§ 496.825 Application fee
§ 496.830 Penalty fee
§ 496.835 Oregon Fish and Wildlife Hydroelectric Fund

Penalties

§ 496.992 Caution-flag-12 Penalties
§ 496.994 Obstructing the taking of wildlife prohibited
§ 496.996 Attempts to take wildlife decoy as unlawful wildlife taking
Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 496—Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors496.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).