Oregon Statutes - Chapter 274 - Submersible and Submerged Lands - Section 274.240 - Performance by contractor; disposal of lands; rules.

(1) Immediately upon execution of the contract, the contractor undertaking the drainage and reclamation may enter upon the lands for the purpose of reclaiming the same.

(2) The Department of State Lands shall fix the amount to which the contractor is entitled for reclaiming the lands and shall also fix the amount to be paid to the state for such lands. The department may permit the contractor to sell or dispose of the lands at such price and upon such terms as the department may fix in tracts not to exceed 640 acres to any one person under such rules as the department may promulgate governing disposal.

(3) Upon proof satisfactory to the department that the amount fixed by the department as due for reclamation and the amount due the State of Oregon has been fully paid, the department shall issue a quitclaim deed for not more than 640 acres to the purchaser of such land. [Amended by 1967 c.421 §124; 1969 c.594 §40]

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