Small Watercraft

ORS 830.585
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund

  • uses of fund


The Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund is established in the State Treasury, separate and distinct from the General Fund. Interest earned by the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund shall be credited to the fund. Moneys in the fund are continuously appropriated to the State Marine Board.
(2)(a) The fund consists of:


Moneys deposited into the fund under ORS 830.575 (Annual fee for permit);


Moneys transferred to the fund from the federal government, other state agencies or local governments;


Any other moneys appropriated to the fund by the Legislative Assembly; and


Moneys deposited into the fund under paragraph (b) of this subsection.


The board may receive gifts, grants or contributions from any source, whether public or private. Moneys received under this paragraph shall be deposited into the fund.


The board may use the moneys in the fund:


To pay the administrative costs of the aquatic invasive species prevention permit program;


To award grants and enter into grant agreements to prevent and control aquatic invasive species; and


For any other purpose of the board as described in ORS 830.565 (Permit required) to 830.575 (Annual fee for permit), 830.589 (Watercraft check stations) and 830.594 (Report of prevention efforts). [2009 c.764 §11; 2019 c.154 §8]
Note: 830.585 (Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 830 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
(Prevention Efforts)


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Mar. 11, 2023