Prior to adoption, amendment or repeal of any rule, the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board will give notice of the intended action:
(1) In the Secretary of State's Bulletin referred to in ORS 183.360 at least 21 days before the effective date of the intended action.
(2) By mailing a copy of the notice to persons on the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board's mailing list established pursuant to ORS 183.335(8) at least 28 days prior to the effective date.
(3) By mailing or furnishing a copy of the notice at least 28 days prior to the effective date to:
(A) Watershed Councils and Watershed Interest Groups;
(B) Soil and Water Conservation Districts;
(C) Such other environmental and resource interests who have expressed an interest in the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Program; and
(D) The Nine Federally Recognized Indian Tribes.
(b) State Agencies:
(A) Agriculture, Department of;
(B) Environmental Quality, Department of;
(C) Fish and Wildlife, Department of;
(D) Forestry, Department of;
(E) Water Resources Department;
(F) Geology and Mineral Industries, Department of;
(G) Governor's Office, Assistant for Natural Resources;
(H) Health Division, Department of Human Resources;
(I) Land Conservation and Development;
(J) Parks and Recreation Department;
(K) Department of Transportation;
(L) Oregon Department of Education;
(M) State Lands, Department of; and
(N) Oregon State University Extension Service Watershed Group.
(c) Federal Agencies:
(A) Bureau of Land Management;
(B) Corps of Engineers;
(C) Bureau of Reclamation;
(D) Forest Service;
(E) Environmental Protection Agency;
(F) Natural Resources Conservation Service;
(G) NOAA Fisheries;
(H) The US Fish and Wildlife Service;
(I) The Bonneville Power Administration;
(J) The Northwest Power and Conservation Planning Council; and
(K) Other public agencies with similar resource responsibilities or who have expressed an interest in the OWEB Program.
(d) News Media.
(4) By mailing or furnishing a copy of the notice at least 49 days prior to the effective date to the appropriate legislators under 183.335(15).
Stat. Auth.: ORS 183
Stats. Implemented: ORS 541.890 - 541.965
Hist.: GWEB 2-1987(Temp), f. & ef. 8-27-87; GWEB 4-1987, f. & ef. 10-20-87; GWEB 1-1997, f. & cert. ef. 10-29-97; OWEB 4-2004, f. 11-2-04, cert. ef. 2-1-05
Model Rules of Procedure
The Oregon Attorney General's Model and Uniform Rules of Procedure, January 2004 edition, were adopted by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board on September 14, 2004 and will be followed in all matters except where a different procedure is prescribed by statute.
[ED. NOTE: The full text of the Attorney General's Model Rules of Procedure is available from the office of the Attorney General or the Watershed Enhancement Board.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 183, ORS 541 & Ch. 734, OL 1987
Hist.: GWEB 1-1987, f. & ef. 8-27-87; GWEB 1-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-9-89; GWEB 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 6-29-92; OWEB 4-2004, f. 11-2-04, cert. ef. 2-1-05