Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws

ORS 496.566
Contest for stamp design

  • sale of art works
  • contracts for stamp matters


The State Fish and Wildlife Commission shall arrange, by contest or other appropriate means, for the selection of the design of the annual upland bird stamps authorized by ORS 497.153 (Annual upland bird stamp) and for the production and sale of the stamps.


The commission may produce stamps in such number as the commission considers appropriate and may make stamps available for the creation of upland bird art prints and other related art works and may arrange for the sale of stamps, prints and art works to persons desiring to purchase those items.


In carrying out its duties, functions and powers with regard to the upland bird stamp, the State Fish and Wildlife Commission may contract for the performance of those duties, functions and powers. The contract may include, among other matters, provisions for advance payment or reimbursement for services performed pursuant to any such contract. All costs and expenses incurred pursuant to this section shall be paid from the Upland Bird Subaccount established under ORS 496.303 (Fish and Wildlife Account). [1989 c.406 §6; 2001 c.822 §7; 2015 c.779 §48]
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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