Chapter 543 Hydroelectric Projects

Sections

543.010
Definitions for ORS 543.010 to 543.610
543.012
Applicability of chapter to reauthorization of existing hydroelectric project
543.013
Applicability of chapter and ORS chapter 543A to ocean renewable energy facility
543.015
Policy
543.017
Minimum standards for development of hydroelectric power; public interest considerations; rules
543.050
Powers of Water Resources Commission as to permits, licenses, investigations, reports, forms and examination of records
543.055
Hearings and witnesses
543.060
Investigations; access to project, maps, books and other project data
543.075
Definitions for ORS 543.075 to 543.092
543.078
Annual fee for hydroelectric project
543.080
Project specific fees; summary of project specific expenditures
543.082
Invoice for fees; overdue fee; interest on delinquent fees
543.085
Periodic review of annual fee
543.088
Payment of costs or fee for reauthorization or relicensing of project
543.090
Payment of expenses of Hydroelectric Application Review Team for project operating under federal license and state power claim or uncertificated claim
543.092
Amendment of hydroelectric water right or claim; rules; unilateral amendment of power claim or uncertificated claim to assess project specific fees
543.095
Challenges to certain statutes related to hydroelectric projects
543.110
Appropriation and use of water for power is governed by this chapter
543.120
Water power projects to be in conformity with this chapter
543.140
Projects or developments constructed by federal government excepted from law
543.150
Municipal corporations and utility districts; applicability of laws; powers of commission respecting districts
543.160
Hydroelectric facility on North Santiam River prohibited; exception
543.165
Hydroelectric facility on part of Deschutes River prohibited
543.170
Hydroelectric facility on Isqúulktpe Creek prohibited
543.175
Hydroelectric facility on Deschutes River within City of Bend prohibited; exception
543.210
Preliminary permits; application; contents; fee
543.220
Notice of filing of application; waiting period
543.225
Hearing on application; notice; policy
543.230
Hearings on application; rules; protest
543.250
Permit; duration; transfer; cancellation; priority; terms and conditions; denial
543.255
Determination of cumulative impacts of proposed hydroelectric power projects; consolidated review; applicability
543.260
Licenses; duration; terms and conditions; termination; denial of application; preference of municipality or utility district
543.265
Testing of fish protection measures as condition for hydroelectric project permit or license; scope and cost
543.270
Preference in granting permit or license; municipal use
543.280
Fee payments by licensee
543.290
Filing of maps, plans, estimates and other materials; incorporation as part of license; alteration; further statements and data
543.300
Conditions governing license; fees; waiver of conditions
543.310
Disposition of moneys collected
543.320
Effect of amendment or repeal of law
543.410
Construction of project; time for commencement and completion; supply of service; extension of time; nonperformance; termination of license
543.420
Noncompletion of construction within prescribed time; judicial proceedings; sale of property; disposition of proceeds; rights of purchaser
543.430
Proceedings after completion of project for violation of license terms; authority of court; sale of project
543.440
Transfer of license, rights or property; effect
543.525
ORS 543.530 to 543.550 not applicable to regulated utilities
543.530
Issuance by licensee of stocks, bonds or other interest without authorization of Water Resources Commission prohibited
543.540
Consideration for bonds, stocks and other securities; restrictions; corporate shares; sale price of securities; discount from face value
543.550
Liens prohibited; exceptions; what may be included by mortgage, trust deed or sale; determination of investment in case of sale of part
543.560
Bond of licensee or letter of credit securing claims of suppliers; enforcement of obligation; action for sums due State Accident Insurance Fund Corporation
543.610
Acquisition of project by state or municipality
543.650
Policy
543.655
Definitions for ORS 543.650 to 543.685
543.660
Authority of district to enlarge or modify water system and power generating facilities; joint district ventures; prohibitions; sale of energy; regulations
543.662
Authority of district to develop joint project with private person; restrictions
543.664
Rules relating to joint projects of districts and private persons
543.665
Authority to issue revenue bonds to acquire hydroelectric facilities
543.670
Manner of issuance of revenue bonds
543.675
Power of eminent domain not to be exercised to acquire hydroelectric facilities
543.680
Compliance with water appropriation laws required
543.685
District board to require weatherization; Weatherization Fund; purpose
543.705
Definitions for ORS 543.710 to 543.730
543.710
Annual fee based on horsepower; exemptions; disbursement
543.720
Payment of annual fee; accompanying statement; penalty for nonpayment of fees or nonfiling; lien; foreclosure; effect of filing excessive claim; computation of horsepower
543.730
Failure to file statement or pay fees as evidence of abandonment of claim; cancellation of claim, permit and water right certificate
543.760
Definition of water right
543.765
Certificate to use water for hydroelectric purposes within artificial delivery system; expedited application process; certificate conditions; annual payments; fees
543.990
Penalties