Timber and Forestland Taxation

ORS 321.185
Forest Research and Experiment Account

  • appropriation


There hereby is established in the State Treasury in the General Fund an account to be known as the Forest Research and Experiment Account, which account hereby is appropriated continuously to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for distribution to Oregon State University for the purposes of ORS 526.215 (Oregon State University research and experimentation programs) and 526.225 (Forest Research Laboratory).


The Forest Research and Experiment Account shall consist of allocations from harvest taxes as provided in ORS 321.015 (Levy of privilege taxes upon harvest of timber for certain purposes) (1). [1953 c.375 §21; 1957 c.309 §6; 1961 c.297 §6; 1985 c.759 §17; 2003 c.46 §46; 2015 c.767 §97]
Chapter 321

Notes of Decisions

Programs administered by Department of Revenue that allow preferential assessment for farm and forestland are not "programs affecting land use" and are not subject to requirement of statewide goal and local comprehensive plan compliance under ORS 197.180. Springer v. LCDC, 111 Or App 262, 826 P2d 54 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of ad valorem and severance taxation of logs destined for export, (1975) Vol 37, p 427

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 397 (1979)


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Jun. 26, 2021