Oregon Statutes - Chapter 477 - Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation - Section 477.232 - Costs in excess of budget; amounts not expended.

Subject to the forest patrol assessment limitations set forth in ORS 477.230:

(1) Actual costs incurred by the forester in the prevention and suppression of fire on grazing land or timberland located within a forest protection district, in excess of the amount budgeted as required by ORS 477.230, but not including those costs eligible for equalization by the Oregon Forest Land Protection Fund, shall be, without regard to proceedings for the collection of the costs:

(a) Included in the budget for the next fiscal year; and

(b) Levied and assessed against the grazing land or timberland in the district.

(2) Budgeted amounts not expended may be carried forward as a credit to the assessment rate for the ensuing year. [2005 c.802 §6]

Note: 477.232 was added to and made a part of 477.205 to 477.281 by legislative action but was not added to any other series. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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