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Recently Adopted Rules

  • Description
    ​​The Department of State Lands is revising the rules governing the management of its waterways through issuing leases, licenses and registrations for structures and uses of state-owned submerged and submersible land. This includes the recently approved Submerged Lands Enhancement Fund and how it may be used, House Bill 2463. The attached Draft Rule is being proposed and is under review by the Dept of Justice. Final Rule was adopted by The State Land Board at the October 2016 Land Board Meeting. Final Rule is posted and is effective January 1, 2017.
    Status
    Adopted
    Document
    Final Rule
  • Description
    ​​The Department of State Lands has completed the process of reviewing revisions to the General Authorization in OAR 141-089-0820 to 089-0835 are to needed to implement statutory changes. A legislatively established moratorium (Enrolled Senate Bill 838--2013) on some motorized placer mining began on January 2, 2016. It was necessary to revise the Department's General Authorization in response to SB 838 statutory changes, including implementing the moratorium for some motorized placer mining. The Department adopted a temporary rule to clarify the process for determining eligibility for the General Authorization and removing certain limitations on placer mining that were established for the period ending January 2, 2016. The agency has concluded permanent rulemaking and taking public comment on the permanent rule. The Department approved the final rule June 15, 2016.​
    Status
    Adopted
    Document
    Final Rule
  • Description
    The Department of State Lands initiated rulemaking to create a new removal-fill General Permit (OAR 141-093) for routine maintenance dredging of existing marinas, boat basins, terminals, access channels, etc. for navigational access purposes. The Department specifically requested public comment on whther other options should be considered for achieving the rule's substantive goals while reducing the negative economic impact of the rule on business pursuant to ORS 183.335 (2)(b)(G). On June 14, 2016, the Department adopted this rule which goes into effect September 1, 2016.​
    Status
    Adopted
    Document
    Final Rule

Contact

Sabrina Foward
Executive Assistant/Rules Coordinator
Phone: 503-986-5236

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