Oregon Statutes - Chapter 477 - Fire Protection of Forests and Vegetation - Section 477.747 - Policies and plans for restoration of burned forestland.

The State Forestry Department, the State Parks and Recreation Department, the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Department of State Lands and any other state agency with oversight responsibilities for state forestlands shall promote the effective use of state resources by adopting and implementing policies and management plans to begin efforts to restore and recover forestlands burned by fire so that social, economic and environmental values are not lost due to delay. These agencies shall coordinate, to the extent needed, to promote the efficient use of state resources in developing their fire restoration and recovery policies and plans. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services may assist state agencies under this section in developing contract and other procedures to expedite restoration and recovery efforts. The Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall provide appropriate contracting assistance and exceptions as may be necessary to expedite restoration and recovery efforts. [2003 c.456 §1]

Note: 477.747 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 477 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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