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Revised Statutes for Boaters

Revised Statutes for Boaters

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Chapter 704 - Outfitter and Guides

Chapter 704 - Outfitter and Guides​

        
GENERAL PROVISIONS
704.015     Applicability of chapter 
704.020     Registration requirement; liability insurance; bond or financial security; fees; decal; rules 
704.021     Proof of compliance with registration requirements
704.023     Requirements for outfitter and guide serving outdoor youth program
704.025     Reciprocity for certain licensees of other states; rules
704.030     False statements in registration application; special requirements for use of boat
704.035     Opportunity for hearing; judicial review of decision
704.040     Revocation of registration; restriction on registration application after revocation; reprimands; rules
704.045     Registration of fishing derby with board; exemption from outfitter and guide registration; fee
704.050     Cancellation of liability insurance; notice to board; suspension of registration
704.060     Certification process for participation in allocation of certain deer and elk permits; fee
704.065     Decal to be affixed to boat
704.070     Requirements for safety equipment, experience and training
ADMINISTRATION
704.500     Rules
704.510     Outfitters and Guides Account
704.520     Board to submit list of registrants to tourism promotion agency
704.525     Advisory committee; membership; duties
PENALTIES
704.900     Civil penalties; procedure; rules
704.990     Criminal penalties
704.010     Definitions 

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Chapter 830 - Small Watercraft

 
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
830.005     Definitions for chapter
830.015     Application of ORS 830.005, 830.015 to 830.050, 830.175, 830.210 to 830.420 and 830.475 to 830.490; exemptions
830.025     Other boating laws not affected
830.035     Peace officers to enforce chapter; fleeing; attempts to elude
830.037     Notification of stolen boat; notice in electronic file system; issuance of new title or certificate of number
830.040     Contrary local laws prohibited
830.050     Reporting lost boat
830.053     False or fraudulent report of theft of boat
830.055     Oregon Adopt-a-River Program; implementation; rules
830.060     Consistency with federal law
830.080     Boating Offense Compact
MANDATORY BOATING SAFETY EDUCATION
830.082     Mandatory boating safety education program
830.084     Requirements for mandatory boating safety education program; certificate; fee
830.086     Boating safety certificate; requirements; fee
830.088     Operation of motorboat by person 12 to 15 years of age
830.090     Operation of motorboat by person 16 years of age or older
830.092     Exemption from requirement to obtain boating safety certificate
830.094     Boating safety certificate required to operate motorboat
830.096     Conditional suspension of fine for violation of boating safety requirements
STATE MARINE BOARD
830.100     Boating safety policy
830.105     State Marine Board
830.110     Powers and duties of board; rules
830.115     Boating survey
830.120     Term; vacancies
830.125     Compensation and expenses
830.130     Officers; quorum; meetings
830.135     State Marine Director
830.137     Disposition of funds received through Clean Vessel Act and through Boating Infrastructure Grant Program; priority
830.140     Boating Safety, Law Enforcement and Facility Account; sources; disposition; enforcement by cities and counties
830.150     Disbursement of funds for boating facilities; priorities; water quality protection; hearing
830.155     Revolving fund; limit
830.160     Board authority to remove obstructions from water
830.165     Boating safety educational program; youthful boat operator program
830.170     Agreements with other jurisdictions
830.172     County boat use permit program review
REGULATIONS FOR SPECIFIC AREAS
830.175     Regulations for specific areas; rules
830.180     Use of motors prohibited on certain lakes; exceptions
830.185     Speed restrictions in certain areas
830.187     Restrictions for Waldo Lake
830.190     Temporary suspension of speed restrictions
830.195     Board to protect traditional boating uses and prevent user conflicts
830.200     County boat use permits
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
830.210     Operating improperly equipped boat prohibited
830.215     Personal flotation devices; rules
830.220     Fire extinguishers; rules
830.225     Lights; rules
830.230     Sound signaling devices; rules
830.235     Carburetors
830.240     Ventilation systems; rules
830.245     Safety devices on boat operated in tidewater; rules
830.250     Additional equipment; rules
830.260     Muffling devices
830.270     Notice to board on noise violation charge; board to supply information to court; suspension of certificate
BOATING OPERATIONS
830.300     Operating boat in violation of chapter prohibited
830.305     Unsafe operation
830.315     Reckless operation; speed
830.325     Operating boat while under influence of intoxicating liquor or controlled substance
830.330     Liability of owner for negligent operation of boat
830.335     Operator to maintain lookout
830.340     Navigation rules
830.345     Traffic lanes; swim areas
830.350     Testing racing motorboat
830.355     Overloading
830.360     Riding on bow, gunwale or transom
830.362     Operating motorboat with person holding on to or occupying parts aft of transom
830.365     Waterskiing, surfboarding and similar activities
830.370     Mooring to buoys and beacons; defacing or destroying navigational markers
830.375     Authorization required to hold marine event; rules
830.380     Peace officer authority to require operator to remedy especially hazardous condition
830.383     Person required to remedy especially hazardous condition
830.385     Commercial fishing boats exempt from regulation of especially hazardous condition
830.390     Minimum equipment and safety requirements for vessels engaged in Klamath Lake plankton fishery
RENTAL, CHARTER OR LIVERY GENERALLY
830.410     Operator of boat livery to provide properly equipped boats
830.415     Records of operator of boat livery
830.420     Minimum equipment requirements for rental or charter boats; rules; inspection; cancellation or revocation of certificate for failure to comply
CHARTER BOAT REGULATION
830.430     Definitions for ORS 830.430 to 830.465 and 830.997
830.435     Charter boat license; reciprocity with Washington license holders
830.437     Licensing; safety standards; rules
830.440     License application; contents; fees; bond or financial security; transfer of license; rules
830.445     Liability insurance form; notice to board upon termination of coverage; license suspension for failure to maintain insurance
830.450     Equipment requirements; rules
830.460     Prohibited activities
830.465     Disciplinary actions
ACCIDENTS
830.475     Duties of operators and witnesses at accidents
830.480     Accident report required; rules
830.485     Form of report; sending death record to State Marine Board
830.490     Confidential nature of report
830.495     Report of accident resulting in death or disappearance; duties of passengers
BOATING UNDER INFLUENCE OF INTOXICANTS
830.505     Implied consent to chemical tests for intoxicants; refusal to submit; consequences
830.510     Chemical evidence of use of intoxicants
830.515     Evidence of refusal to submit to test in legal proceeding
830.520     Circumstances under which chemical tests may be administered
830.525     Chemical tests obtained by subject
830.535     Criteria for chemical analyses
830.545     Information about rights and consequences
830.550     Implied consent to field sobriety tests for intoxicants; refusal to submit; consequences
AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION
(Generally)
830.560     Launching boat with aquatic invasive species prohibited; rules
(Permits)
830.565     Permit required
830.570     Board to issue permit; fees
830.575     Fees for permit
830.580     Rules; contracting services
830.585     Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Fund
(Prevention Efforts)
830.587     Definitions for ORS 830.589, 830.594 and 830.999
830.589     Watercraft check stations; rules
830.594     Report of prevention efforts
SEAPLANES
830.600     Applicability of boating laws to seaplanes
830.605     State Marine Board and Oregon Department of Aviation to distribute information on regulation of seaplanes
NUMBERING, TITLES AND LICENSES
(Generally)
830.700     Definitions for ORS 830.060 to 830.140 and 830.700 to 830.870
830.705     Applicability of numbering, title and license requirements
830.710     Report of transfer, abandonment or destruction of boat, boathouse or floating home or change of address of owner
830.715     Record of certificates and numbers; fees for furnishing information
830.720     Cancellation of title upon scrapping of boat, boathouse or floating home
830.725     Distribution of lists of owners
830.730     False information prohibited
(Titles; Security Interest)
830.740     Perfection of security interest in boats, boathouses and floating homes covered by certificate of title; applicability of Uniform Commercial Code
830.745     Notation on title of creation, satisfaction or assignment of security interest; fee
830.750     Transfer of title subject to security interest; dealer transferees; fee
830.755     Transfer by operation of law of title subject to security interest; fee
(Boats)
830.770     Certificate of number required on boat; exceptions
830.775     Operation of certain boats without certificates of registration
830.780     Identifying number on forward half of boat
830.785     Application for boat number
830.790     Certificate or registration fees
830.795     Issuance of certificate of number and validation stickers; stickers placed on boats
830.800     Expiration of certificate of number; renewal of certificate and stickers
830.805     Application by owner having number awarded by federal government or another state
830.810     Certificate of title; exceptions; rules; application fees; penalty fee
830.815     Refusal to issue or suspension or cancellation of certificate
830.820     Duplicate certificates or validation stickers
830.825     Hull identification number required
830.830     Dealer or boat manufacturer number; fee
(Floating Homes; Boathouses)
830.850     Identifying number plate required on floating homes and boathouses; certificate of title required; fee
830.855     Application for floating home or boathouse identifying plate; fee; issuance of certificate of title
830.860     Validity of certificate of title; new certificates; fee
830.865     Rules
830.870     Duplicate certificate; fee
DISPOSITION OF BOATS AND EQUIPMENT FROM WHICH IDENTIFICATION NUMBER REMOVED
830.875     Definitions for ORS 830.880 to 830.895
830.880     Seizure of boats and equipment from which identification number has been removed; inspection of property; check for stolen boats; renumbering
830.885     Return of seized property; investigation to determine ownership; notice to owner
830.890     Public notice to persons having interest in seized property; court action; sale of property at public auction; disposition of proceeds
830.895     Renumbering; inspection requirement
ABANDONED AND DERELICT VESSELS
830.908     Definitions for ORS 830.908 to 830.948
830.911     Authority to seize abandoned vessel or derelict vessel
830.918     Preseizure notice
830.923     Seizure without notice
830.928     Manner and time of seizure
830.931     Post-seizure notice
830.933     Reclamation of seized vessel
830.936     Hearing
830.938     Liability for costs of salvage, towing and storage
830.940     Use of contractor
830.944     Offenses
830.948     Salvaged Vessel Subaccount; sources; limits; uses
SUBMERSIBLE POLYSTYRENE
830.950     Definitions for ORS 830.955
830.955     Prohibition of installation of submersible polystyrene device
PENALTIES
830.990     Penalties
830.992     Penalty for purchase of boat or equipment from which hull or component identification number removed
830.994     Additional penalties for violation of ORS 830.325
830.997     Penalty for charter boat violations
830.998     Penalty for failing to stop at an aquatic invasive species check station
830.999     Penalty for transporting aquatic invasive species; exceptions; use of penalty moneys; rules
CROSS-REFERENCES
Board of Maritime Pilots, Oregon, Ch. 776
Drug offense, vehicle used in violation, seizure, 167.248
Guest passengers, liability, 30.115
Outdoor recreation resources, policy of state, 390.010
Port of Portland, development of marinas and other public recreational facilities, 778.073
Private lands, limiting owner's liability for public recreational use, 105.672 to 105.696
Seaplane regulation, 835.200, 835.210
Seizure of conveyance used in violation of liquor laws, 471.660
Taking or using watercraft without permission, 164.135
830.105
Appointive officers, term, removal and appointment of successor, 236.140
State agencies generally, Ch.182
830.140
Population, determination, 190.520
830.145
Action by Department of Revenue against judicial officer for delinquent payment of certain money, 30.830
830.150
Priority for distribution of funds by State Marine Board, 466.920
830.260
Noise emission in excess of Environmental Quality Commission levels prohibited, 467.020
830.370
Injuring buoy or beacon, 783.610
830.700
Floating home eligible as homestead, 310.623
Tangible personal property held for personal use, applicability of exemption to floating homes and boathouses, 307.190
830.770   Commercial fishing boat license, 508.260
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