ORS 543.012
Applicability of chapter to reauthorization of existing hydroelectric project


(1)

Except for the provisions of ORS 543.300 (Conditions governing license), 543.310 (Disposition of moneys collected), 543.430 (Proceedings after completion of project for violation of license terms), 543.440 (Transfer of license, rights or property), 543.610 (Acquisition of project by state or municipality), 543.650 (Policy) to 543.685 (District board to require weatherization), 543.710 (Annual fee based on horsepower), 543.720 (Payment of annual fee), 543.730 (Failure to file statement or pay fees as evidence of abandonment of claim) and 543.990 (Penalties), nothing in this chapter shall apply to the reauthorization of an existing project.

(2)

All references in ORS 543.300 (Conditions governing license), 543.310 (Disposition of moneys collected), 543.430 (Proceedings after completion of project for violation of license terms), 543.440 (Transfer of license, rights or property), 543.610 (Acquisition of project by state or municipality), 543.650 (Policy) to 543.685 (District board to require weatherization), 543.710 (Annual fee based on horsepower), 543.720 (Payment of annual fee), 543.730 (Failure to file statement or pay fees as evidence of abandonment of claim) and 543.990 (Penalties) to a license or a license issued under ORS 543.010 (Definitions for ORS 543.010 to 543.610) to 543.610 (Acquisition of project by state or municipality) also shall be considered a reference to a water right issued under ORS 468.065 (Issuance of permits), 468B.040 (Certification of hydroelectric power project), 468B.045 (Certification of change to hydroelectric power project), 468B.046 (Reauthorization of hydroelectric project not to limit authority of department related to certification of project for water quality purposes), 536.015 (Water Resources Department Hydroelectric Fund), 536.050 (Fees), 543.012 (Applicability of chapter to reauthorization of existing hydroelectric project) and 543.710 (Annual fee based on horsepower) and ORS chapter 543A. [1997 c.449 §42]
§§ 543.010 to 543.620

Notes of Decisions

Water control district, in applying for water appropriation permit for hydroelectric project, was exempt from licensing provisions of these sections and needed only to comply with requirements of ORS chapter 537. Steamboaters v. Winchester Water Control Dist., 69 Or App 596, 688 P2d 92 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Citations

16 EL 583, 592 (1986)

Chapter 543

Law Review Citations

16 EL 583, 593 (1986)


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