Small Watercraft

ORS 830.587
Definitions for ORS 830

As used in ORS 830.589 (Watercraft check stations), 830.591 (Request to proceed to nearest station), 830.594 (Report of prevention efforts), 830.998 (Penalty for failing to stop at an aquatic invasive species check station) and 830.999 (Penalty for transporting aquatic invasive species).


“Aquatic invasive species” means any aquatic species of wildlife or any freshwater or marine invertebrate the State Fish and Wildlife Commission identifies as a prohibited species by rule, or any aquatic noxious weeds as specified by the State Department of Agriculture by rule.


“Recreational or commercial watercraft” means any boat, any equipment used to transport a boat and any auxiliary equipment for a boat, including but not limited to attached or detached outboard motors. [Formerly 570.850; 2019 c.154 §9]
Note: 830.587 (Definitions for ORS 830), 830.589 (Watercraft check stations) and 830.594 (Report of prevention efforts) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were 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.


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