(1) The Watershed Improvement Grant Fund is established separate and distinct from the General Fund. The Watershed Improvement Grant Fund shall consist of all moneys placed in the fund as provided by law. All moneys in the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund are continuously appropriated to fund watershed improvement grants described in ORS 541.399 and 541.401. Interest accruing to the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund shall be credited to the Restoration and Protection Research Fund created under ORS 541.378. Funds appropriated and not expended by the completion of a biennium shall remain in the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund.
(2) The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board created under ORS 541.360 shall administer the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund and provide grants from the fund for the purposes described in ORS 541.399 and 541.401 in the manner described under ORS 541.399 and 541.401.
(3) In addition to the funds made available for the purposes of ORS 541.351 to 541.415 under ORS 541.399, the board also may accept gifts and grants from any public or private source for the purpose of providing the grants described in subsection (2) of this section. [1997 c.8 §4; 1999 c.1026 §15b]Section: Previous 541.384 541.385 541.388 541.390 541.392 541.395 541.396 541.397 541.399 541.400 541.401 541.403 541.405 541.407 541.409 Next
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