ORS 536.009
Water Resources Department Water Right Operating Fund
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There is established in the State Treasury the Water Resources Department Water Right Operating Fund, separate and distinct from the General Fund, to provide for the payment of the program and administrative expenses of the Water Resources Commission and the Water Resources Department in carrying out the provisions of ORS chapters 536, 537, 540 and 541. Interest earned by the fund shall be credited to the fund.


The fund shall consist of:


All moneys received under ORS 536.050 (Fees) and 537.747 (Water well constructor’s license).


All moneys received on behalf of the fund by gift, grant or appropriation from whatever source.


All moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the Water Resources Department for payment of expenses as described in this section. [1989 c.758 §3; 1993 c.765 §106; 1999 c.1026 §19; 2003 c.594 §5]
Note: 536.009 (Water Resources Department Water Right Operating Fund) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 536 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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May. 15, 2020