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Oregon Revised Statutes Small Watercraft § 830.908

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As used in ORS 830.908 to 830.948:

(1) “Abandoned vessel” means a vessel that has been left without authorization on public or private land, the waters of this state, or any other water.

(2) “Business day” means any day other than a Saturday, a Sunday or a legal holiday as described in ORS 187.010.

(3) “Derelict vessel” means a vessel that is on the waters of this state and that is:

(a) Sunk or in imminent danger of sinking;

(b) Obstructing a waterway;

(c) Endangering life or property; or

(d) In such dilapidated condition that it is in danger of becoming a significant environmental hazard as evidenced by repeated and documented instances of leaking fuel, sewage or other pollutants.

(4) “Enforcement agency” means a law enforcement agency, a federal agency, the State Marine Board or any other public body, as defined in ORS 174.109, that has responsibility for land or water on which an abandoned vessel or a derelict vessel is located.

(5) “Owner” means a person who has a property interest in a vessel.

(6)(a) “Vessel” means a boat, a boathouse as defined in ORS 830.700, a floating home as defined in ORS 830.700, or any other floating structure that is normally secured to a pier or pilings.

(b) “Vessel” does not include a dock as defined in ORS 307.120.

Cite this article: - Oregon Revised Statutes Small Watercraft § 830.908 - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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