Oregon Statutes - Chapter 565 - Fairs and Exhibits - Section 565.050 - State fair purposes; use of properties; duration.

The objects and purposes of the Oregon State Fair are to disseminate knowledge concerning, and to encourage the growth and prosperity of all agricultural, stock raising, horticultural, mining, mechanical, artistic and industrial pursuits in this state. To this end the State Parks and Recreation Director shall operate the business and properties of the Oregon State Fair as a year-round fair and exposition center, display historical objects and do all things necessary or expedient for the full utilization of the properties and facilities of the fair. The director shall conduct an annual state fair for a period of not more than 17 daysí duration beginning and ending on such dates as the director considers appropriate. [Amended by 1955 c.146 §1; 1973 c.537 §1; 1977 c.55 §17; 1985 c.675 §5; 2005 c.777 §24]

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