Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws

ORS 496.286
Restoration and Enhancement Board


(1)

There is established within the State Department of Fish and Wildlife the Restoration and Enhancement Board, consisting of seven members appointed by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission.

(2)

Three members shall be appointed to represent the ocean and inland recreational fisheries. In making appointments pursuant to this subsection, the commission shall consider recommendations from the State Fish and Wildlife Director.

(3)

Three members of the board shall be appointed to represent the commercial salmon industry. In making appointments pursuant to this subsection, the commission shall consider recommendations from the State Fish and Wildlife Director.

(4)

One member of the board shall be appointed to represent the public.

(5)

A member of the board shall receive no compensation for services as a member. However, subject to any applicable law regulating travel and other expenses of state officers and employees, a member shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of official duties from such moneys made available by ORS 497.126 (Use of certain moneys from angling licenses), 508.288 (Commercial fishing permit surcharges) and 508.506 (Additional payments on certain fish species).

(6)

The term of office of a member of the board is four years. A member of the board is eligible for reappointment.

(7)

An official action of the board may be taken only upon the affirmative vote of four members.

(8)

The board shall select such officers for such terms and with such duties and powers as the board considers necessary for the performance of those offices.

(9)

Subject to ORS 496.289 (Duties of board) (2), the board shall meet at such times and at such places as may be determined by the chair or by the majority of the members of the board. [1989 c.512 §11; 2019 c.458 §2]
Chapter 496

Notes of Decisions

Fish and Wildlife Commission has statutory authority to provide by rule for is suance of special ceremonial hunting permits for specific tribes that are not otherwise allowed under hunting and fishing agreement between federal and state governments and that tribe. Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon v. Department of Fish and Wildlife, 244 Or App 535, 260 P3d 705 (2011)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Commission authority to restrict use of boat ramp it locates on state land, (1971) Vol 35, p 900


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