Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations

ORS 498.825
Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board


(1)

There is established the Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board within the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. The board shall consist of 15 members, including 12 voting members appointed by the State Fish and Wildlife Director under subsection (3) of this section and three nonvoting members specified in subsection (4) of this section. Members of the board must be residents of this state who are well informed on matters related to fish management policy and scientific research and who demonstrate an interest in research related to the propagation of fish in hatcheries.

(2)

In making appointments under subsection (3) of this section, the director shall consult with organizations that represent or that are engaged in the same interests as those interests that appointees to the board are required to represent, and shall take into consideration nominations or recommendations of persons for appointment as members of the board that are received in the course of the consultation required by this subsection.

(3)

The 12 voting members appointed by the director shall be representative of each of the following interests:

(a)

One member shall represent the Oregon Salmon Commission established under ORS 576.062 (Establishment of commodity commissions).

(b)

One member shall represent the Columbia River gillnet salmon fishery established under ORS 508.775 (Vessel permit required to engage in fishery) to 508.796 (Review of permit denial).

(c)

Two members shall represent wild fish advocacy organizations.

(d)

Two members shall represent statewide sport angling organizations.

(e)

One member shall represent the agricultural industry.

(f)

One member shall represent coastal ports.

(g)

One member shall represent the forest products industry.

(h)

One member shall represent the independent scientific community and have scientific background related to fish management and the propagation of fish in hatcheries.

(i)

One member shall represent fish habitat restoration interests and have experience in the management or implementation of habitat restoration projects.

(j)

One member shall represent Oregon Indian tribes, to be appointed by the director after consultation with the Commission on Indian Services.

(4)

In addition to the members appointed under subsection (3) of this section, the director shall:

(a)

Appoint the following two nonvoting members of the board who have a background in fish management and the propagation of fish in hatcheries:

(A)

One member to represent the State Department of Fish and Wildlife.

(B)

One member to represent Oregon State University.

(b)

Invite a representative of agencies of the federal government related to fish management to serve as a nonvoting member of the board.

(5)

The term of office of each member is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the director. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the director shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the director shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(6)

A member of the board is not entitled to compensation under ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). At the discretion of the board, board members may be reimbursed from funds available to the board for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by members of the board in the performance of their official duties, subject to the limits described in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [2013 c.664 §1; 2017 c.173 §1]
Note: 498.825 (Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board) to 498.833 (Oregon Hatchery Research Center) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 498 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 498

Notes of Decisions

Sufficiency of uniform game citation is governed by [former] ORS 153.720, not by statutes applicable to indictments. State v. Herrera, 152 Or App 22, 952 P2d 566 (1998)


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