State Lands Generally

ORS 273.902
Confirmation of title to swamp and overflow lands

  • deed to claimant


All the rights and title of the State of Oregon to the swamp and overflowed lands of this state, and claimed by persons who have completed settlement thereon, or who may hereafter complete settlement under the provisions of the preemption or homestead laws of the United States, and have obtained a patent or certificate of final proof therefor, hereby are granted and confirmed unto such claimant, or the heirs or assigns of the claimant, respectively.


Upon application of any such claimant to the Department of State Lands, with proof of claim evidenced by United States patent or final certificate of proof of settlement and payment, issued from the United States Land Office, the department shall execute and deliver to such claimant, without charge, a quitclaim deed of the state’s right and title to the lands so claimed. [Formerly 274.120]
Chapter 273

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Requirements of competitive bidding on property valued over $1,000, (1975) Vol 37, p 773; authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit water supply corporation, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

Law Review Citations

4 EL 343, 344 (1984)


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Jun. 26, 2021