Oregon Statutes - Chapter 496 - Application, Administration and Enforcement of Wildlife Laws - Section 496.242 - Access and habitat program funds.

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 496.300, all moneys received by the State Fish and Wildlife Commission pursuant to section 19, chapter 659, Oregon Laws 1993, shall be deposited in the Access and Habitat Board Subaccount established in the Fish and Wildlife Account. Moneys in the subaccount may be expended only for the access and habitat programs recommended by the Access and Habitat Board for the benefit of the wildlife resources of this state.

(2) The State Department of Fish and Wildlife shall credit the subaccount with a sum equal to 15 percent of the other fund budget for the green forage and Deer Enhancement and Restoration programs in each biennium.

(3) The department shall not assess its personnel costs in the administration of ORS 496.166 and 496.228 to 496.242 against the subaccount referred to in this section without the prior approval of the Access and Habitat Board. [1993 c.659 §14; 2001 c.822 §1]

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