Small Watercraft

ORS 830.621
Grants for boating safety education, boating equipment and waterway access to underserved communities

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As used in this section:


“Nonprofit organization” means an organization described in section 501(c)(3) or (4) of the Internal Revenue Code that is exempt from income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.


“Public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined).


The State Marine Board may award, from moneys in the Waterway Access Fund established under ORS 830.615 (Waterway Access Fund) and the Boating Safety, Law Enforcement and Facility Account established under ORS 830.140 (Boating Safety, Law Enforcement and Facility Account), grants to public bodies, federally recognized Indian tribes in Oregon, private entities and nonprofit organizations, for the purposes of:


Improving boating safety education; and


Providing waterway access to underserved communities, as described by the board by rule.


Grants may be awarded under this section to assist in paying for costs incurred to:


Provide boating safety education;


Purchase boating equipment; or


Provide waterway access to underserved communities.


The board shall adopt rules to implement the grant program described in this section. [2019 c.507 §4]


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Mar. 11, 2023