Oregon Statutes - Chapter 509 - General Protective Regulations - Section 509.590 - Fish Passage Task Force; reports to legislature.

(1) The State Fish and Wildlife Director shall establish a Fish Passage Task Force to advise the director and the State Department of Fish and Wildlife on matters related to fish passage in Oregon, including but not limited to funding, cost sharing and prioritization of efforts. The director shall determine the members and the specific duties of the task force by rule.

(2) The department shall provide staff necessary for the performance of the functions of the task force.

(3) A member of the task force may not receive compensation for services as a member of the task force. In accordance with ORS 292.495, a member of the task force may receive reimbursement for actual and necessary travel or other expenses incurred in the performance of official duties.

(4) The task force shall report semiannually to the appropriate legislative committee with responsibility for salmon restoration or species recovery, to advise the committee on matters related to fish passage. [2001 c.923 §3; 2007 c.354 §17]

Note: See note under 509.580.

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